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Collectible Badges


This page contains general information about a sample of our badges available. This page has links to other pages with specific badges -- usually organized by department and function -- as well as any featured specials of general interest.

Some badges are better categorized by type: military police, for example. If you are looking for specific pieces, you may need to check to ensure the item you need is not in a location you may expect on the site. As usual, if you have specific questions or items you seek, please email us for details. Include details of what you are looking for, to save everyone time and effort.

Badges shown here are collectible items. They are not intended for ANY other purpose. It is a violation of the law to carry, use, or attempt to impersonate a member of law enforcement or other organizations or carry a badge without proper authorization and identification. Familiarity with the law and proper use and display of these items is the responsibility of the purchaser.

Badges are listed (more or less) alphabetically within each category.

This area will take some time to sort out. As pages become active, the links will be enabled. Check back often.

MOVED! US City Police Sheriff, Deputy and County Marshals
Coal and Iron Works Riot Control POLICE Badges
State Police, Highway Patrol, Public Safety Private Police, Detective, Prison, and Security Guards
MOVED! Federal and Government (excluding military and APL) Fire Departments, Paramedics, Rescue, Miscellaneous
Railroad Airlines
MOVED! Military Other Countries
MOVED! American Protective League MOVED! Inaugural and Special Issue

Featured Badges


USA SUPER RARE TEXAS RANGER POLICE Badge Used for ONLY one Year


This is a silver 2 x 2.5 inch shield style Die Struck badge with the banner STATE POLICE TEXAS & a five pointed star.

There are no makers marks.   It appears to have been worn.  Here is a view of the back.

POR


Warren County Pennsylvania Sheriff Commission and Engraved Badge Lot

This is a rare lot consisting of a 1923 executed commission by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Gifford Pinchot in the first year of his first term as governor. It was signed December 21st, 1923. It confirmed the election of George W. Grosch as sheriff of Warren County. There are the usual seals and countersignatures and there is a document records registration on the back, as shown. It measures 11 by 16-3/4 inches. The condition is near excellent throughout.

The badge is a cut out star shield with eagle surmount, and scroll work border. It has black enamel lettering identifying the office. It has hand block style engraving on the back matching the name on the commission document, and bearing the date 1-7-24. There are several maker (W Co) and content marks. It has a safety clasp closure and round hinged pin. It measures 1-5/8 by 2-1/8 inches. The condition is near excellent, with minor tarnish from age. This is a view of the back with the pin up and with the pin down.



Offered at $1,999.99


14K gold Hallmarked Heavy Badge from the Former Sheriff of Ulster County, New York, Herman S. Wells


This is a 14K gold Hallmarked heavy badge from the former Sheriff of Ulster County, New York, Herman S. Wells. His name and district are enameled on the face of this nicely exectuted asymmetrical badge.

This is a fine example of the early 20th century badge at its finest.

It measures 1-5/8 by 2 inches. It is very slightly vaulted. This is a view of the back. This is a close-up of the 14K gold mark and partially readable (worn) maker mark.

SOLD


USA American Gangster Bullet Proof Vest from a collection acquired from Al Capone Estate


This is a dark black multi STEEL layered vest as stated. The condition is near MINT overall.

This is a most unusual and scarce item. It and other items came from a Chicago IL collection I bought nearly 45 years ago.

A COA will be given to the next owner.

Here are other views.   1   2   3   4




    



   $1199.99

 
 RAD Golden Metal Box Presented to the Captain Charles Leonetti Chief Of Police Berlin District  2 November 1945.

The box contains the recipient's photograph. It was given to Leonetti by Pete Grace Criminal Investigator.

The case measures 2 x 3 x 4 inches and is near excellent overall.

  

     

   

$179.99


USA Jail House SHANK Knife with Scabbard


. This is a very well hand made 8 inch overall double edged knife with a leather scabbard.  It was removed from a Federal Prison in the late 20th century.  Here are other views 1  2.

 $79.99


 Press Corps Badges


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
FPDB-03

An Early 20th Century Pennsylvania House of Representatives Correspondent Named Press Reporter Badge

This custom die badge measures 1-3/4 inches high by 1-3/8 inches wide.  It is heavy gilt over brass, and has the Pennsylvaia coat of arms on a keystone shield.  There is an S. E. EBY CO. PHILA. and MADE IN USA maker marks.  It has a simple hinged pin and drop in safety rotor style catch design. This is an image of the back of the badge.  It is named to R. A. SNYDER engraved in block letters.  It is dated 1937-1938 on the face in the pale blue enamel.

The condition is generally near excellent, apparent in the images shown.

This is a scarce badge, and would be a nice addition for any Pennsylvania badge or Press Reporter badge collection.

$149.99 Available
FPDB-02

An Early 20th Century Philadelphia Police Department Numbered Press Reporter Badge

The badge measures 2-3/4 inches high by 2 inches wide.  It is heavy silver plate over brass, and has the Philadelphia coat of arms separately applied to the shield.  There is no maker mark.  It has a simple early T-Bar pin and tube catch design. This is an image of the back of the badge.

The condition is generally near very good with some minor wear to the silver plate in the high spots showing a bit of brass underneath, apparent in the images shown.

This is a scarce badge, and would be a nice addition for any Philadelphia badge or Press Reporter badge collection.

  SOLD
         

Sheriff, Deputy and County Departments


   JAILTOKEN-1
USA
World War Two
North Carolina
Prison Department Token Lot

This lot consists of a 1 cent, 10 cent, and $1 token. The condition is near excellent as shown.

Here are other views.  1  2   3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10   11  12   13  14
$19.99 Available
   SCCTOKEN-1
USA
 World War Two Arcadia Mills Store S.C. Brass $1 Merchandise Token

This is a token in near excellent condition.

Here are other views.  1  2   3 
$19.99 Available
  EIREPOL-1
USA
 World War Two Era State of NY Seal Deputy Sheriff Erie County NY
Heavy Silver Plated Visor Hat Badge

This is a 2 inch by 2 ½ inch badge as stated above in near excellent condition.
$59.99 Available
  HANGMAN-1
 USA
 Hang Man Gallows Rope From
Allegheny County PA Jail
This is a 10 inch long piece of Gallows rope mounted on a 7 x 10 inch wooden piece.

The item also has a singed statement from the previous owner which stats in part ..."Used in the late 19th & 20th century for more than 50 executions.

This rope was removed by an employee of the county jail who many years later retired as the deputy warden of the jail and sold the rope to me signed Ken Smith" 
$249.99 Available
   QUEENS-001
USA
 pre
World War Two  
Gold & Red Enamel Named to F B HENDEL 1938 Under SHERIFF QUEEENS County NY POLICE Badge

New York County New York Special Deputy Sheriff F B HENDEL 1938 Badge.

This is an mid 20th century badge with a two piece design featuring a separately applied brass New York State seal & engraved to the holder.

This is a die-struck brass badge in the typical New York style. It is slightly vaulted, with blue enamel lettering. There is no apparent maker mark on the back.    

It measures 1-1/2  by 2 inches  & the  fastener is a hinged round pin with safety rotor catch.

Here is another view.
$249.99 Available
    DOGG-1
 USA
World War Two K-9 Corps German Shephard Orange & Black Uniform Patch

This is a 3 x 4 inch silk patch in near MINT condition.
 $44.99 Available
      WVA-1
 USA
 Deputy Sheriff Hancock Co W VA POLICE Pin Back Eagle Shield Badge 

This is a 1-3/4 x 2-1/2 inch badge in near excellent condition.
$99.99   Available 
   CHAR-1
USA
 LIEUT Charleroi PA POLICE Pin Back Eagle Shield Badge. 
 
This is a 1-3/4 x 2-1/2 inch badge in near excellent condition.
$129.99   Available 
   GPO-1
USA
CHIEF Borough of Conway PA POLICE Pin Back Eagle Shield Badge & Hat Badge 

This is a 1-3/4 x 2-1/2 inch gold filled pre WW2 badge in near excellent condition. The hat badge measures 2 x 2-1/4 inches.

Here are other views.  1  2
$249.99    Available 
   ALL-1
USA
 Reserve Allegheny Co PA POLICE Pin Back Eagle Shield Badge 
This is a 1-1/2 x 2-1/2 inch badge in near excellent condition.    $99.99   Available 

DSB-15

Cook County Illinois Chicago Pie Plate Officer Numbered "457" Badge

This is a mid 20th century 62-66 expired badge with a four piece design featuring a separately applied banners and central county seal.

This is a solid heavy nickel badge. It is slightly vaulted, with black enamel numbering. There is an C. H. HANSON CO. CHICAGO.  maker mark on the back.

It measures 3 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a pad applied spring pin style pin with simple hook catch.

The condition near excellent, with minor to moderate wear to the gilt as shown.

  SOLD

DSB-16

Cook County Illinois Chicago Assistant Chief Deputy Sheriff Dated "50-54" Badge

This is  mid 20th century 50-54 expired badge with a three piece design featuring a separately applied title disk and central county seal.

This is a solid heavy gold plate badge. It is slightly vaulted, with black enamel numbering. There is an MEYER & WENTHE CHICAGO.  maker mark on the back.

It measures 2-5/8 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a pad applied spring pin style pin with simple hook catch.

The condition near excellent, with minor to moderate wear to the gilt as shown.

  SOLD
DSB-011
USA
 pre World War II Gold & Blue Enamel Named to
W L RANDALL Under SHERIFF Sullivan County NY POLICE Badge.
This is a not maker marked 1-1/4 x 2 inch eagle shield badge in near MINT condition. 

Here are other views.  1   2
$149.99 Available

DSB-11

Essex County New York Court Sheriff's Officer Numbered "29" Badge

This is an early 20th century badge with a two piece design featuring a separately applied gilded New York State seal.

This is a gilded brass badge. It is flat, with black enamel lettering. There is an H. BUCHLEIN NEWARK N.J.  maker mark on a separately applied pad on the back.

It measures 1-3/4 by 2-1/2 inches high.

The fastener is a hinged drop-in style pin with safety rotor catch.

The condition near excellent, with minor to moderate wear to the gilt as shown.

$149.99 Available

DSB-08

Jefferson County New York Special Deputy Sheriff Badge

This is an early 20th century badge with a two piece design featuring a separately applied blue enamel New York State seal.

This is a very heavy gilded brass badge in the typical New York style. It is slightly vaulted, with blue enamel lettering. There is no apparent maker mark on the back.

It measures 1-3/4 by 2-1/2 inches high.

The fastener is a hinged round pin with safety rotor catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition near excellent, with minor to moderate wear to the gilt as shown.

$174.99 Available

DSB-18

Onondage County New York Special Deputy Sheriff Numbered 94 Badge

This is an early 20th century badge with a two piece design featuring a separately applied blue enamel New York State seal.

This is a very heavy gilded brass badge in the typical New York style. It is slightly vaulted, with blue enamel lettering. There is no apparent maker mark on the back.  It is numbered 94 on both sides of the face.

It measures 1-3/4 by 2-1/2 inches high.

The fastener is a hinged round pin with safety rotor catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition near excellent, with minor to moderate wear to the gilt as shown.

$174.99 Available

DSB-19

New York County New York Special Deputy Sheriff Dated 1916-1917 Badge

This is an early 20th century badge with a two piece design featuring a separately applied brass New York State seal.

This is a die-struck brass badge in the typical New York style. It is slightly vaulted, with blue enamel lettering. There is no apparent maker mark on the back.  It is named William Assing and dated 1916-1917 on the face.

There is a William Assing documented in several books as being the first Chinese American policeman in New York City in 1884.

It measures 1-7/8 by 2-3/4 inches high.

The fastener is a hinged round pin with safety rotor catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition near excellent, with minor to moderate wear to the gilt as shown.

$124.99 Available

DSB-17

Nassau County New York Court Officer Custom Die Numbered 61 Badge

This is an early 20th century badge with the early three piece design featuring the seal of the State of New York and the county name and office in gilt on blue enamel.

This gold plated badge is fairly thick, with raised lettering. It is numbered 92.  There is JOHNSON NATIONAL N.Y. stamped maker mark on the back.

It measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a drop-in style pin and safety rotor catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition near excellent, with some moderate wear as shown.

$199.99 Available

DSB-09

Nassau County New York Court Officer Custom Die Numbered 92 Badge

This is a mid-20th century badge with a two piece design featuring the seal of the State of New York and the county name and office in gilt on blue enamel.

This gold plated badge is almost flat, with raised lettering. It is numbered 92.  There is no apparent maker mark on the back.

It measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a double loop, typical of New York badges.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition near excellent, with only minor wear as shown.

$199.99 Available
 DSB-909
Numbered Nassau County NJ  POLICE Silver Shield Type Badge

This is as shown and measures 2 x 2.5 with the overall dimensions of 2-1/4 inches by  5-1/2 inches.

Condition is near excellent.  Here is a view of the reverse.

  SOLD

DSB-12

Berks County Pennsylvania Elected Sheriff Badge

This is an early to mid-20th century badge with a two piece design featuring a separately applied seal of the State of Pennsylvania and the county name and office in black enamel on gold plated brass.

This badge is slightly vaulted. There is no apparent maker mark on the back.

It measures 1-1/2 by 2-1/4 inches high.

The fastener is a drop-in hinged pin with safety rotor catch.

The condition near excellent, with only minor wear as shown.

$149.99 Available

DSB-10

Northampton County Pennsylvania Chief Deputy Sheriff Badge

This is an early to mid-20th century badge with a two piece design featuring a separately applied seal of the State of Pennsylvania and the county name and office in blue enamel on gold plate.

This gold plated 7-point star badge is slightly vaulted, with raised lettering. There is an ENTENMANN-ROVIN CO. PICO RIVERA CALIF. maker mark and "GENUINE CARLTONE GOLD" content mark on a separately applied pad on the back.

It measures 2 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a drop-in hinged pin with safety rotor catch.

The condition near excellent, with only minor wear as shown.

$149.99 Available

DSB-14

Palm Beach County Florida Deputy Sheriff Badge

This is an early to mid-20th century custom die badge with a one piece design featuring an intregal enameled seal of the State of Florida (with the unofficial -- at the time -- motto "In God We Trust" motto) and the county name and office in black enamel on nickel plate.

This plated 5-point star badge is slightly vaulted, with raised laurel leaves and ball end design. There is an script Blackinton maker mark and hand scribed number 4047 on the back.

It measures 2-3/4 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a drop-in hinged pin with safety rotor catch.

The condition near excellent, with only minor wear as shown.

  SOLD

DSB-06

Philadelphia County Pennsylvania Deputy Sheriff Numbered Cut Out Star Badge

This is an early-20th century badge with a five point pie star design.

This bright silver plated badge is slightly curved, with black enameled lettering. It is numbered 459.  There is no apparent maker mark on the back.

It measures 2-1/8 by 2-3/4 inches high.

The fastener is a hinged pin with simple hook catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition near excellent, with only minor wear as shown.

  SOLD
DSB-05

Providence Rhode Island Deputy Sheriff Badge

Providence County Village of Hope Rhode Island Deputy Sheriff Badge

This is an early 20th century badge with a custom die raised banners and separately applied Hope enamel shield.

This heavy badge has very high relief. There is a ROBBINS CO ATTLEBORO MASS. maker mark on the back.

It measures 2 inches wide by 1-1/2 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin with safety rotor clasp.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition very good, with some slight wear to the enamel as shown.

$249.99 Available
DSB-16

Wyandotte County Kansas Deputy Country Attorney Badge

This is an early 20th century badge with a separately applied central disk..

It measures 7/8 inches wide by 1-3/8 inches high.

The fastener is a hinged pin with safety rotor catch.  It comes with its original wallet folio.  The stitching is out on the portion retaining the badge but is easily repairable.

Here is a view of the back showing the stamped 1/20 10K ROLLED GOLD content marks.

The condition slightly tarnished, with wear as shown.

$349.99 Available

DSB-13

Unspecified County Special Deputy Sheriff Badge

This is a  1 x 1-1/2 Inch 1920s Special Deputy Sheriff County Police Numbered "74" Badge. 

The badge is numbered with a low number "74" on the central lozenge. This is an overall view of the back of the badge.

The pin is a hinged pin with simple hook catch.

The condition is near excellent throughout

.

  SOLD

Railroad and Rail Transportation Badges


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
RRB-111
 USA T BAR pin catch pre WWII B&O Railroad Railway Police Badge Early 20th Century Baltimore Railroad Railway Police
HEAVY CAST CAPTAIN Badge
This is a nickel steel badge.

There is simple applied closure on the back.

It measures 2 by 2-1/2 inches. The condition is near excellent, with only minor wear, as shown.

 $399.99 Available

RRB-11

B&O Railroad Railway Police Badge

Early 20th Century Baltimore Railroad Railway Police Custom Die Badge

This is a nickle steel badge made by the American Ry. Supply Co., Supply Company New York. Here is a close-up of the maker mark on the back. It is numbered 728 with separately applied pads on the back. There is separately applied safety rotor pin assembly closure on the back.

It measures 2-3/4 by 2-1/4 inches.

The condition is near excellent, with only minor wear, as shown.

$349.99 Available

RRB-12

Sleeping Car Conductor Railway Badge

19th Century Sleeping Car Conductor (most likely Pullman Sleeper) Badge

This is an early T-Bar pin with simple hook closure badge with no apparent maker marks. It appears to be made of coin silver however, there are no silver content marks. The letters are lightly stamped and black enameled.

It measures 1-3/8 by 2-1/4 inches.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, with minor tarnish, as shown.

$499.99 Available

RRB-08

Bureau of Mechanical-Electrical Service Baltimore Railway Badge

Early 20th Century Baltimore (Maryland) Bureau of Mechanical-Electrical Service Mechanical Division Metropolitan Street Railway Company Numbered 1062 Badge

This is a gilt badge with no apparent maker marks. It is numbered 1062 with separately stamped numbers at the center.

It measures 2-1/8 by 1-1/4 inches.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, with moderate wear, as shown.

$149.99 Available

RRB-09

Bureau of Mechanical-Electrical Service Baltimore Railway Badge

Early 20th Century Baltimore (Maryland) Bureau of Mechanical-Electrical Service Metropolitan Street Railway Company Numbered 4137 Badge

This is a gilt badge with no apparent maker marks. It is numbered 4137 with separately stamped numbers at the center.

It measures 2-1/8 by 1-1/4 inches.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, with moderate wear, as shown.

$149.99 Available

RRB-03

Metropolitan Street Railway Company Instructor

Early 20th Century Pennsylvania Rail Road Company Watchman Badge

This is a bright nickel plated badge made by the E. G. CLOVER CO.,  New York. Here is a view of the back. It is lettered with black enamel with stamped letters.

It measures 1-3/8 by 2-1/8 inches. It has a simple spring pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, with some minor wear to the enamel, as shown.

$149.99 Available

RRB-06

Topeka Rapid Transit Railway Company "Motorneer" Engineer

Late 19th Century Topeka Rapid Transit Railway Company Engineer "Motorneer" Badge

This is a bright nickel plated badge with no apparent maker marks. Here is a view of the back. It is lettered with black enamel with stamped letters.

It measures 2 by 2-1/2 inches. It has a double slot fastener.

The condition is near excellent, with some minor wear to the enamel, as shown.

$499.99 Available

RRB-05

Topeka Kansas Railway  Company Conductor Numbered 40 Badge

Late 19th Century Topeka Railway Co.Conductor Numbered "40" Badge

This is a composite (2-tone white in black Bakelite) badge made by the HERREN BROS. & CO. W.C. PATENTED PITTSBURG, PA stamped maker mark. ("Pittsburg" was the official spelling of Pittsburgh from 1891 to 1911.) Here is a view of the back. It is marked with a makers stamp.

It measures 1-7/8 by 2-1/8 inches. It has a simple round hinged pin and hook closure.

The condition is near excellent, with some minor wear to the Bakelite, as shown.

$499.99 Available

RRB-10

New York Shipbuilding  Company Contractor Numbered Badge

Mid 20th Century WWII New York Shipbuilding Company Contractor Badge

This is a custom die badge made by the WHITEHEAD & HOAG (New Jersey) raised maker mark.  Here is a view of the back. It has a raised return postage guarantee.  It is numbered 59355 in red enamel numbers.

It measures 1-5/8 by 1-1/4 inches. It has a simple round spring pin and hook closure.

The condition is near excellent, with some minor wear and moderate tarnish to the brass, as shown.

$49.99 Available

Coal and Iron Works Riot Control POLICE Badges

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
PPDB-103
Coal and Iron Works Riot Control POLICE 
Badge

 Post World War I Era Pittsburgh Bethlehem Steel Company Riot Control Police Patrol Cut Out Star and Shield Hallmarked Badge

This early  nickel plate badge has stamped lettering and a distinctive custom design. .The badge measures 2 by 2-1/2 inches & is maker marked C D Reese 57 Warren St NY.  It has a simple pin and hook catch. Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs of routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

  SOLD
PPDB-203
Post World War I Era Standard Steel Car Company Coal and Iron Works Riot Control POLICE 
Eagle Shield Badge

This early  nickel plate badge has stamped lettering and a distinctive custom design. The badge measures 1-3/4 by 2-1/2 inches & it is not maker marked.  It has a simple pin and hook catch. Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs of routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

  SOLD
PPDB-303
Post World War I Era Railway Company Riot Control Police Patrol Eagle Shield Badge

This early  nickel plate badge has stamped lettering and a distinctive custom design. The badge measures 1-3/4 by 2 inches & it is not maker marked.  It has a simple pin and hook catch. Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs of routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

  SOLD
PPDB-403
Post World War I Era Standard Steel Car Company Riot Control Police Patrol Shield Badge

This early nickel plate badge has stamped lettering and a distinctive custom design. The badge measures 2 by 2-1/2 inches & it is not maker marked.  It has a simple pin and hook catch. Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs of routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

  SOLD
PPDB-503 Penna State Seal Coal and Iron Works Riot Control POLICE 
Badge

This early nickel plate badge has stamped lettering and a distinctive custom design. The badge measures 2-1/2 inches diameter & it is not maker marked.  It has a simple pin and hook catch. Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs of routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

  SOLD

 

Private Police, Court Officers, Detective, Prison, and Security Guards


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
   HACKNEY-1 USA
Hackney Driver #82
 Worcester, Mass to
May 1 1937
 Oval Pin Back Badge

This is heavy silver plate 1 inch by 2 ½ inches badge in near excellent condition as shown.
$79.99 Available  
  BAE-1
USA
Named
Beaver Co #2 Associate Probation Officer Gilt Eagle Shield  
This is a 2 x 3 inch badge in near excellent condition.The catch for the pin is absent  $149.99  Available 
  BEA-2
USA
Named
Beaver Co Probation Officer Sun Burst Shield 
This is a 2 x 3 inch badge in near excellent condition. $149.99  Available 
  GAA-1
USA
 Georgia Corrections Captain Eagle Shield POLICE Pin Back Badge 
This is a 1-1/2 x 2 inch badge in near excellent condition. $149.99  Available 
   COLO-1
USA
Colorado Game Fish Parks Eagle Shield POLICE Pin Back Badge 
This is a 1-1/4 x 2 inch badge in near excellent condition.   SOLD 
  COLO-2
 USA
Colorado Game Fish Parks Eagle COPPER Shield #108 POLICE Pin Back Badge 
 This is a 1 x 1-3/4 inch badge in near excellent condition.   SOLD 
   COLO-3
 USA Colorado Earlier Game & Fish Eagle COPPER Shield POLICE
 Pin Back Badge  
This is a 3/4 x 1-1/4 inch badge in near excellent condition.   SOLD 

  
SALT-1
USA Pennsylvania SALT Manufacturing Co Keystone Shield Style Contractor Badge 
This is a 1-1/2 inch square pre WW2 near excellent pin back badge as shown.   $74.99     Available 
  WFCO-1
USA
Wells Fargo Services # 37738 Copper and Enamels Pin Back Eagle Shield POLICE Badge  
318 319 use both This is a 2 x 3 inch near excellent pin back badge as shown $74.99     Available 
M&STRANS-001
USA Late 19th Century Mason
& Seaman Transportation Company Gilt #ed Eagle Shield.
This is a 1-1/2 x 2 inch custom die struck employee badge in near MINT condition.

Here are other views. 1   2
$149.99 Available
CHIPD-001
World War Two South Chicago Stock Yards S C S Y Co Employee  # 434 Badge
This is as shown.

This is a 2 inch diameter hallmarked C D CHILDS Chicago badge.

It is in near good pluscondition

Here is another view.
$49.99 Available
PPDB-455
USA World War Two Brooks Detective Agency Silver Eagle Shield POLICE  Badge
This  die struck 1-3/4 x 2-1/4 inch pin back badge is numbered 1160.  Here is another view.

It is in near MINT condition.
SOLD
PPDB-45
Marksman Crossed M-1917 Colt Pistols and a Center Target BENDIX Aviation Police Eagle Shield Brass Multi Piece Badge 

This is an early 20th Century era badge multi piece construction.   It is not numbered.  It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 1 by 1-1/2 inches high. The fastener is a safety rotor and hinged pin closure.

 The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$99.99 Available
PPDB-55
 Sharpshooter BENDIX Aviation Police Eagle Shield Sliver Multi Piece Badge With Crossed M-1917 Colt Pistols and a Center Target

This is an early 20th Century era badge multi piece construction.  It is not numbered.  It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 1 by 1-1/2 inches high. The fastener is a safety rotor and hinged pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$99.99 Available
   PPDB-055
 pre WW One SING SING Jail # 338 Badge
 
Turn of the Century Era 1900 Sing Sing Prison Officer State of New York Numbered Gilt & Blue Enamel Badge.

This early brass badge has blue center enameled  and a very distinctive shield shape with a stamped in THREE digit number.  The badge measures 1-3/4 x 2-1/2. It has no maker marks apparent. It has a round pin with simple hook catch separately applied
  $349.99 Available

PPDB-05 SING SING Jail # 80 Badge

Turn of the Century Era 1900 Sing Sing Prison (New York) Numbered Custom Die Badge

 This early die-struck nickel silver badge has black enameled lettering and a very distinctive shield shape with a separately applied 2 digit number "60". (Available at $599.99)

 The badge measures 2-1/2 by 2-1/8 inches wide. It has no maker marks apparent. It has a round pin with simple hook catch separately applied.

 $549.99

Available

 

PPDB-12

Post World War I Era 1920s Custom Die Raised State of New Jersey Prison Bandmaster IDed state seal Badge

This early die-struck brass badge has blue enameled lettering and a distinctive one piece design.

The badge measures 1-3/4 by 1-1/4 inches. It has no maker mark apparent.  It has a simple pin and hook catch.

Here is a view of the back with the pin down and one with the pin up showing the name HARRY PERRY. Harry Perry was a bandsman in the US Navy assigned to the USS INDIANA during WWI.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs routine wear to the enamel at the seal and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

  SOLD
PPDB-10

Pre World War I Era 1910s Special Officer Custom Die Raised Five Point Star Badge

This early die-struck nickel plate badge has raised lettering and a distinctive custom star design.

The badge measures 2-3/8 by 1-5/8 inches. It has no maker mark apparent.  It has a simple pin and hook catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

$149.99 Available

PPDB-11

Investigator Philadelphia Court

This badge has a script stamped BLACKINTON maker mark.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent.

$149.99 Available

PPDB-07

Philadelphia Prison Numbered Badge

Philadelphia Prison Numbered 1029 Gilded Badge

This badge has no maker mark. The gilt city coat of arms is separately applied and never was enameled.  The yellow and pale blue enamel on the cross has a very minor chip on the left arm.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent.

$99.99 Available

PPDB-06

Philadelphia Prison Numbered Badge

Philadelphia Prison Sergent Gilded Badge

This badge has no maker mark, however it has a 1930s patent number. The gilt city coat of arms is separately applied and never was enameled.  The yellow and pale blue enamel on the cross has a significant chipping. This badge has seen a lot of service, apparent from the amount of wear thrughout.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent.

$99.99 Available

PPDB-14

Post World War II Era Alexandria County Sheriff (Virginia) Jailer Badge

This is an obsolete custom die-struck heavy gold plated badge with blue enamel letters enamel disk. It is not numbered.

This pie plate badge measures 3 inches in diameter. It has an applied ENTEMANN-ROVIN CO maker marks on a separate pad. It has a hinged pin and safety rotor catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent, apparent in the images shown.

$199.99 Available

PPDB-13

Post World War II Era Cook County Sheriff (Illinois) Corrections Board Officer Badge

This is an obsolete custom die-struck nickel plate badge with black enamel letters. It is numbered 5912 on the lower point of the star.

This pie plate badge measures 3-1/4 inches in diameter. It has no apparent maker marks. It has a drop-in pin and safety catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent, apparent in the images shown.

$199.99 Available

PPDB-04
Post World War II Era Division of Adult Institutions D.O.C.H.R. Prison Officer Badge

Post World War II Era Division of Adult Institutions D.O.C.H.R. Prison Officer Badge

This is an obsolete custom die-struck nickel plate badge with the enamel seal of the State of Missouri separately applied to the front, with black enamel letters.

The badge measures 3 by 2 inches. It has NORTHEAST EMBLEM AND BADGE CHESHIRE CONN maker marks on the back. It has a drop-in pin and safety catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

$59.99 Available

PPDB-69
 American Express Gilt and Enamel Employee Badge
This is a 2 x 2 inch square heavy screw and post badge. I have number 40189 and 39649. Both have some enamel damage as shown.  Here are views of the backs, respectively  1  2.
$99.99  Each Available
PPDB-03
Post World War I Era 1930s Pittsburgh Bethlehem Steel Private Police Patrol Numbered Custom Die Badge

This early die-struck nickel plate badge has stamped lettering and a distinctive custom design. It has a stamped 3 digit number.  Private police were used at the steel plants and were not a law enforcement organization. They were more like corporate security guards hired to maintain order and security for the facility and workers.

The badge measures 2-7/8 by 1-1/4 inches. It has no maker mark apparent.  It has a simple pin and hook catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

$129.99 Available
PPDB-033
Midwest Merchant Patrolman Police Gilt Eagle Shield with KANSAS Center Seal

This early gold plate badge has stamped lettering and a distinctive custom design. Private police were used at the mercantile companies and were not a law enforcement organization. They were more like corporate security guards hired to maintain order and security for the facility and workers.

The badge measures 2 x 3  inches. It has no maker mark apparent.  The back has a simple pin and hook catch.

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

$49.99 Available
PPDB-133 Atom Bomb Plant Number 46 Station A S.L.& H. Co. Police Silver Eagle Shield

This early nickel silver plate badge has stamped lettering and a distinctive custom design. Private police were used at the factory plants and were not a law enforcement organization. They were more like corporate security guards hired to maintain order and security for the facility and workers. This plant was located in the New England area.

The badge measures 2 x 2-1/2  inches. It has no maker mark apparent.  The back has a simple pin and hook catch

The condition is generally near excellent with some signs routine wear and tarnish from age, apparent in the images shown.

$199.99 Available

Fire Department, Rescue, Paramedic, and Chauffeur Badges

(These GREAT badges are listed individually below!)


Thumbnail (Click to Enlarge) Item Number
Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
FDBYON-01
Early Gold, Silver & Enamels Fire Commissioner City of Yonkers 1904 Hand Engraved to Jas. McCameron
This is a magnificent well made heavy badge that measures 1-5/8 x 2 inches.

 It has the usual T-Bar hinge with the early locking device as shown.

The condition is nearly MINT. 

Here is another view.
  SOLD

FDBDEL-001
Delaware Hose GOLD Badge Presented to C. F. Schnitzer 1885.etc

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown.

It measures
1-1/4 x 2 inches.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.

 

  SOLD

FDBDW-001
De Witt Clinton Hose GOLD Badge Presented to S. Cunningham Lockport new York  1885.etc

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. The center hose cart is free wheeling.

It measures 1
-1/4 x 2-1/4 inches.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.

 

$1,999.99 Available

FDBGEN-001
GENESCO G F D GOLD Badge Presented to H H Curtiss 1884.etc.

This  multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures 1-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches.

The condition is MINT.

Here are other views  1  2.

$1,999.99 Available

FDB-001
Ex Asst Chief W P F D GOLD Badge Presented to Earle S Ashton 1950.etc

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures 1-3/4 x 2 inches.

The condition is MINT.

Here are other views  1  2  3.

$1,999.99 Available

FDBVA-001
Veteran Fire Association New York  GOLD Badge Presented to Joseph  McGill , Chief Battn.. Fire Dept Ashton, etc.

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures 1-3/4 x 2-1/4 inches.

The c
ondition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.

  SOLD

FDBVA-9001
Brighton New York  GOLD Badge Presented to Howard Converse, etc.

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures
1-1/8 x 1-3/4 inch.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view o the back.

$1,999.99 Available

FDBRS-001
Reward Sawyer Co 1906 GOLD Badge Presented to Wm G Ruppert, etc.

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures 1-1/8 x 1-3/4 inch.

The condition is MINT.

Here are other views  1  2.

$1,999.99 Available

FDBHAT-001
GOLD Badge Stick Pin

This is as shown. 

The helmet measures 1 inch and the stick pin is 3 x 1-3/4 inches long.

The condition is MINT.

Here are other views 1  2.

  SOLD

FDBWS-001
W J Sterritt Engine Co GOLD Lapel Badge

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures 1/2 x 1 inch.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.

  SOLD

FDBWS-002
H DV D D Rescue CORFU N Y GOLD Lapel Badge

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures  3/4 x 1 inch.

The c
ondition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.

  SOLD

FDBAL-001
ALTOONA SIVER Maker Marked Lapel Badge

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures 3/4 x 1 inch .

The c
ondition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.

$199.99 Available

FDBMT-001
MOUNTAINEER 1 Hose SIVER Maker Marked Lapel Badge

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures 3/4 x 1 inch.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.

 

$199.99 Available

FDBDE-00
DELUGE 1  J F F  SILVER Hand Engraved Lapel Badge

This multi piece badge is hand engraved as shown. 

It measures 1 x 1-1/2 inch.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.

$199.99 Available

FDBPI-001
Past Pres NRN Central V F A  Hand Engraved to C. Arthur Palmer Pittsford NY 1938 Lapel Badge

This is a multi piece badge, hand engraved with a small center RUBY.

It measures 1/2 x 1 inch.

The condition is MINT.


Here are other views  1  2.

$199.99 Available

FDBHO-001
The HOFMAN Cleveland OHIO  Silver Stick Pin Lapel Badge

This is as shown.

It measures 1/2 x 2-1/2 inch multi piece badge.

The condition is MINT.

Here are other views  1  2.

$199.99 Available

FDB-01

Baltimore City Health Department Sydenham Hospital Chauffeur Badge.

This is a World War I era badge with a multipiece construction.

It is a slightly curved badge with lettering impressed and painted with black enamel on the bottom, and painted on the top. It has a pair of red enamel caduceus staffs applied either side of an applied Baltimore City seal.

Sydenham Hospital was maintained by the Baltimore (Maryland) City Health Department for the isolation and treatment of communicable diseases, accepted patients suffering from diphtheria, measles, scarlet fever, smallpox, and chicken pox. It was in operation from 1909 until it was closed in 1949. There is more history of this famous facility here.

It measures 2-1/8 by 1-7/8 inches.

The fastener is a simple pin closure. The simple hook catch is absent.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, and missing catch, as shown and described above.

$999.99 Available

FDB-18
Manhattan State Hospital Police Low Number "3" Badge.

 

This is a World War I era badge with a multipiece construction.

It is a slightly vaulted badge with lettering impressed and painted with black enamel on the banners. It has the distinctive New York City seal.  There is a separately applied "3" on the face.

Manhattan State Hospital on Wards Island was established as a mental hospital. It was in operation from 1899 under that name until it was renamed as the Manhattan Psychiatric Center in the 1970s.

It measures 2-1/4 by 2-3/4 inches.

The fastener is a simple pin closure and hook catch.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown and described above.

  SOLD
FDBUHN-10
 pre World War Two UNION FIRE Co Hallmarked Silver Badge.
This is a 1-1/8 inch in diameter badge in near excellent condition.

Here are other views.  1  2
$79.99 Available


FDBB-01
USA
 Deputy Chief LOW Number 1 BALTIMORE CITY Fire Dept Eagle Shield GILT two piece POLICE Badge.
 This is a 1-3/4 x 2-1/2 inch badge in near excellent condition.

Here is a view of the back.
$149.99 Available
FDB-77177
post World War Two USA Firefighter Dale City VA Volunteer Fire Department Badge
This is as shown.

This is a multi piece eagle shield 2 x 3 inch pin back fire badge

It shows wear and is near excellent.

Here is a view of the back.
$89.99 Available

FDB-09
YFD (probably Youngstown) Pennsylvania 25 Year Active Service William J. Coughlin Named Solid 14K Gold and Blue Enamel Custom Die Badge.

 

This is a post-World War I era badge.

It is a 14K gold content marked flat badge with gold lettering and blue enamel. It is identified to William J. Coughlin in fancy engraved script on the back.  The Coughlin name has a long history in the Youngstown Fire Department.

It measures 1-3/4 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor closure, but the rotor is missing. This is a close-up of the engraving and 14K content mark.

$999.99 Available
   FDB-909
Dallas TEXAS Fire Department 1920's era Badge.

This is as shown.

It measures 2-1/4 inch square with applied numbers and has a screw and post attaching device.

The condition is worn and still near excellent.
$99.99 Available
FDB-001 Two Bronze Star Drover Pumper Franklin Community Number 4 Fire Fighter Silver Badge w/o pin

This is as stated.

The condition is near excellent except for the pin which is absent.

Here is a view of the back.

 

$24.99 Available

FDB-919
MILL TWP Fire Department 1940's era Badge

This is as shown. It measures 2-1/4 inch square and has a screw and post attaching device.

The numbers 14 are applied.  Here is a view of the reverse.

The condition is worn and still near excellent.  

$39.99 Available
FDB-959
Gilt LT  Fire Department 1940's era  Die Struck Badge.

This is as shown. It measures 1-1/2 x 2 inch and has a screw and post attaching device.  Here is a view of the reverse.

 The condition is worn and still near excellent.

$29.99 Available

FDB-10

Columbia County (probably New York) President Volunteer Firemen's Association Charles E. Kipp Named 1943 Dated Solid 14K Gold and Blue Enamel Badge.

This is a World War II wartime era badge.  It is dated in blue letters at the bottom.

It is a 14K gold content marked flat badge with gold lettering and blue enamel. It is identified to Charles E. Kipp in blue letters on the face. This is a view of the back showing the content mark and a BRAXMAR CO NEW YORK maker mark.

It measures 1-3/8 by 2 inches high.

The fastener is a hinged pin and simple hook closure.

$999.99 Available

   

FDB-12
 POLICE Badge Sales Sample Demonstration FIVE piece Lot

 

 This is a World War I era badge kit, with a selection of wreath cap devices in brass and nickel, two shield badges in different styles with eagle surmounts and bland banners and two fire badges, two die stampings with the flash still attached for two different styles in brass and nickel, and a sample coat of arms insert that fits the badges with the round recessed areas.

All of the badges are blank and not maker marked. This is an unusual set, not often seen in unfinished condition. Badges are various sizes. For relative scale, the largest die stamping measures 3-3/8 by 2-3/4 inches.

There are no fasteners attached.
$149.99 Available

FDB-07

Columbia Pennsylvania Board of Health Named Badge.

This is a World War I era badge.

It is a slightly vaulted badge with black lettering. It is identified to C. A. ETZWEILER

It measures 1-3/4 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor closure. It has a C.D.REESE 57 WARREN ST. NEW YORK maker mark on a separately applied pad

$199.99 Available

FDB-11

Woodbridge New Jersey Member of the Board of Health Named Badge.

This is a World War I era badge.

It is a flat, heavy gold plated badge with blue lettering. It is identified to WILLIAM POLLEY in engraved block letters on the back. The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor closure.

It measures 1-1/4 by 2-1/8 inches high.

The condition is very good overall, with minor tarnish from age.

$149.99 Available

FDB-06

New York City Department of Health Chief Field Supervisor Badge.

This is a World War I era badge with a multipiece construction.

It is a slightly curved badge with blue lettering painted with applied scroll on the bottom, and painted separately applied rank banner on the top. It has a City of New York applied seal in the cut-out center.

It measures 2-1/8 by 2-1/2 inches high.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor closure. It has a JOHNSON NATIONAL N.Y maker mark.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, with some minor tarnish and wear to the city seal, as shown and described above.

$249.99 Available
   OHIO-99
USA
 1951 OHIO Chauffeur Silver Pin Back Badge
This is a 1 x 1-1/2 inch badge in near excellent condition.  $29.99 Available

FDB-02
California Licensed Chauffeur Depression Era Badge.

 

This is a 1930 early Depression era badge with one piece construction.

It is a slightly curved very thin nickel badge with lettering impressed and painted with black enamel. It has a five digit number and 1930 date.

It measures 2-1/8 by 1-7/8 inches.

The fastener is a simple pad applied spring pin closure.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$199.99 Available

FDB-03
Pennsylvania Licensed Inheritance WWI Era Badge.

 

This is a post World War I era badge (1920s) with two piece construction.

It is a very thin nickel badge with a separately applied central disk with white enamel and raised lettering and red baked enamel keystone.

It measures 2-1/2 by 1-3/4 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor closure.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$99.99 Available

FDB-04

NJ Fireman's Exempt Life Member Badge

New Jersey WWI Era State Exempt Fireman's Association Badge.

This is a post World War I era badge (1920s) with custom die one-piece construction featuring an old style horse drawn pumper.

It is a very thin gold badge with a integral enameled central disk with red, white, and blue enamel and  gilt lettering.  It is 1/20 10K gold content marked and S. H. REESE NEW YORK with crescent moon and "(R" maker marked.

It measures 1-1/4 by 1-1/4 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor closure.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$74.99 Available

FDB-05

W.P.F.D. Fireman's Ex-Captain Badge

White Plains Fire Department New York WWII Era Ex-Captain Badge.

This is a post World War I era badge (1930s) with custom die one-piece construction.

It is a very heavy gilded badge with a integral enameled banner with the rank and fancy city seal with W.P.F.D. in a wreath at the bottom.

It measures 2-1/4 by 3 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor closure. A part of the rotor is missing.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, except as noted above, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$199.99 Available

FDB-08

Otis Elevator Company Washington DC Badge

Otis Elevator Company Washington DC WWI Era Custom Die Badge.

This is a post World War I era badge (1920s) with custom die one-piece construction, featuring a unique and intriguing cable wreath and cable core rosette with an applied blue enamel number "6".

It is a very heavy silver plated badge with a integral enameled banner with the city and D.C. at the bottom.

It measures 1-7/8 by 2 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety hook catch closure. It has a stamped DIEGES & CLUST 20 JOHN ST NEW YORK maker mark and PLATED content mark.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent, except as noted above, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$249.99 Available

FDB-15

Early Paoli Pennsylvania Fire Company No. 1 Badge

This is an early WWI Era Two Piece Paoli PA Fire Company N. 1 Badge.

This is a World War I era badge with two-piece construction, featuring an eagle and fancy floral scrollwork and a separately applied central disk. It is identified with black enamel letters on the face.

It measures 1-5/8 by 2-3/8 inches.

The fastener is a round hinged pin and simple hook catch closure on the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$79.99 Available

FDB-17

Centre Square Pennsylvania Fire Company Chief Badge

This is a WWII Era Two Piece Centre Square PA Fire Company Chief Gilded Brass Badge.

This badge has two-piece construction, featuring a 1940s spray of nozzles on the separately applied central disk. It is identified with blue enamel letters on the face.

It measures 1-7/8 by 2-5/8 inches high.

The fastener is a round hinged pin and safety rotor catch closure on the back.

It is accompanied by the Center Square (new spelling) 1950s era Life Membership ID card.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$169.99 Available

FDB-16

Centre Square Pennsylvania Fire Company Assistant Engineer Badge

This is a WWII Era Two Piece Centre Square PA Fire Company Assistant Engineer Badge.

This badge has two-piece construction, featuring a 1940s pumper engine on the separately applied central disk. It is identified with black enamel letters on the face.

It measures 2 inches square.

The fastener is a round hinged pin and simple hook catch closure assembly on the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$99.99 Available

FDB-20

Quincy Massachusetts Fire Department Badge

This is a Pre-WWII Era Two Piece Quincy MA Fire Department Cap Badge.

This badge has two-piece construction, featuring city seal on the separately applied central disk. It is identified with black enamel letters on the face.

It measures 2-1/4 inches square.

The fastener is a screwpost and nut with alignment pin on the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$124.99 Available

FDB-21

Dale City Virginia Volunteer Fire Department Firefighter Badge

This is a 1960s Era Two Piece Dale City, Prince William County, Virginia Volunteer Fire Department Breast Badge.

This badge has two-piece construction, featuring the seal of the commonwealth (as "State of Virginia") on the separately applied central enameled disk.

The fire and ambulance services were serviced by the OWL FD, (Occoquan, Woodbridge and Lorton)

The Hylton Construction company, built it in the late 1960s and it is still being expanded on today.

It measures 2-3/8 by 2-7/8 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor catch on the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$124.99 Available

FDB-22

Stewart Manor Fire Department Firefighter Badge

This is a Pre-WWII Era Two Piece Stewart Manor, Long Island, New York (Volunteer) Fire Department Wallet Badge.

This badge has two-piece construction, featuring a separately applied number "1".

The Stewart Manor Fire Department was established in 1927 and celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2002. They operate two engine companies, a heavy rescue truck, and a fully equipped ambulance response team.

It measures 2-1/4 by 2 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor catch on the back.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age.

$74.99 Available

State Police, Public Safety, & Highway Patrol Badges


Thumbnail (Click to Enlarge) Item Number
Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
   ALASKA-1
 USA
Late 19th Century ALASKA
 pre Territorial POLICE Seal Skin Well marked Size 7-1/8 Visored Hat
This is a near excelent police hat used in Alaska as stated.

Here are other views.  1   2  3   4   5
$129.99    Available
   ALASKA-1
 USA
Late 19th Century ALASKA
pre Territorial POLICE Seal Skin Well marked Size 7-1/8 Side Hat
 This is a near excelent police hat used in Alaska as stated.

Here are other views.   1   2   3 
$99.99    Available
  OHIO-1
USA
 OHIO State Trooper Pin Back Badge.

This is a 1-3/4 x 2-1/2 inch badge in near excellent condition
 $199.99 Available
   PAA-1
USA
Penna State Trooper Screw & Post Badge

This is a 1-3/4 x 2 inch bade in near excellent condition.

 
$99.99 Available
  NHST-1
USA
 N H State Trooper Eagle Shield Pin Back Badge.

This is a 2-1/4 x 3 inch badge in near excellent condition.This is a new badge
$99.99 Available
LAST-01
World War Two Louisiana Motorcycle HIGHWAY PATROL POLICE Gilt Winged Visor Hat Badge
 This is a near excellent 2-1/4 inch square screw & post unmarked badge.

Here is another view.
 $149.99 Available
TEX-001
USA World War Two & later TEXAS Cattlemen's Association Blue & White Enamel Sign
This is a 2 x 3 foot sign with damage as shown .

The condition is near excellent

Here is another view.
$549.99 Available
SPB-9919 TEXAS Captain Department of Public Safety 2-1/4 inch diameter POLICE BADGE This is as shown  It has been altered to fit on the officers belt as shown.

Here is another view.

Please note: This badge can not be sold to a Texas resident or mailed to a Texas address.
399.99 Available
SPB-9912
 #49 Detective NJ Secret Service Brass Eagle Shield POLICE Badge

This is an early 20th Century era badge.  It is numbered.  It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 1-1/4 by 2 inches high. The fastener is a safety rotor and hinged pin closure.

The condition is near good plus with wear, as shown.

$129.99 Available
SPB-912
 Gilt Connecticut State Police Badge.

This is a 20th Century era badge with a multi piece construction. The gold plate on the separately applied central disk shows minor routine wear. 

It is numbered.  It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 1-1/2 by 2-1/2 inches high. The fastener is a safety rotor and hinged pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$249.99 Available
SPB-12

Alabama Department of Public Safety State Trooper Badge.

This is a mid-20th Century era badge with a multipiece construction. The gold plate on the separately applied central disk shows minor routine wear.  It is not numbered.

It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 1-7/8 by 2-7/8 inches high.

The fastener is a safety rotor and hinged pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$199.99 Available
SPB-31

Alaska State Police Department Chief of Police Cap Badge.

This is a mid-20th Century era badge with a multipiece construction. The separately applied central disk shows minor routine wear.  It is not numbered.

It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 2-1/4 by 2-3/8 inches high.

The fastener is a screw post with nut and protector.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$174.99 Available
SPB-13

California Highway Patrol Traffic Officer Out of Service CUT Badge.

This is a mid-20th Century era badge that was cut in half when it was taken out of service.

It has a partial maker mark on the back.

It measures 3 inches in diameter.

The fastener is the top portion of the hinged pin.

The condition is near fair, cut as shown.

$149.99 Available
SPB-14

Illinois State Police Department of Constabulary Numbered 1959 Pie Plate Five Point Star Badge.

This is an early-20th Century era badge with a custom die two-piece construction. The black enamel on silver plate shows some wear from carry.

The Constabulary was the WWI forerunner of the Illinois State Police, modeled after the Pennsylvania Constabulary.

It has an impressed S.D. CHILDS & CO ENGRAVERS CHICAGO maker mark and a hinged pin safety catch assembly on the back.

It measures 2-3/4 inches in diameter. It appears to have had ball ends on the star points at one time, but they appear to have been intentionally (and neatly) removed.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

$399.99 Available
SPB-02

Minnesota Highway Patrol Sergeant Badge.

This is a mid-20th Century era badge with a multipiece construction. The silver plate on the separately applied central disk shows some wear from carry.

It has a St. Paul Stamp Works maker mark on an applied copper pad on the back.

It measures 2-1/2 by 1-5/8 inches.

The fastener is a safety pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

  SOLD 
SPB-31

Louisiana State Police Patrolman Badge.

This is a mid-20th Century era custom die badge with a two-piece construction. It is black enamel lettering on heavy nickel plate.

It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 2-1/4 by 2-1/4 inches in the shape of the state.

The fastener is an applied spring clip closure.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$199.99 Available
SPB-04

State of Illinois Assistant Director Department of Finance Badge.

This is a mid-20th Century era badge with a two-piece construction. It is blue enamel on gilded brass.

It has a Meyer & Wenthe Chicago maker mark on the back.

It measures 3 by 1-7/8 inches.

The fastener is a safety pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

$299.99 Available
SPB-17

State of New York Police 19th Century Keystone Cop Helmet Badge.

This is a late 19th Century era police helmet badge with a one-piece construction and original horizontal pin retainer. It is gilded brass.  It is machine stamped "STATE OF NEW YORK"

It has a stamped C. G. BRAXMAR 10 MAIDEN LANE N.Y. maker mark on the back.

It measures 1-3/4 by 2-1/8 inches.

The fastener is a pin and tab closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

$149.99 Available
SPB-05

State of New York Police Sergeant Badge.

This is an early 20th Century era T-bar badge with a two-piece construction (the central emblem is separately applied). It is gilded brass.

It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 3 by 2-1/4 inches.

The fastener is a simple hook closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

$499.99 Available
SPB-18

State of New York State Chiefs of Police Association Numbered "295" Miniature Badge.

This is a early-20th Century era Gold Filled badge with a two-piece construction (the central emblem is separately applied). It is gold plated silver.  The badge is numbered on the lower lozenge (only partially visible in the image because of flash glare).

It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 7/8 by 1-1/4 inches.

The fastener is a drop-in hinged pin safety rotor closure. It also has a necklace swivel ring attached.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

$149.99 Available
SPB-20

State of New York Police Special Police Low Number "9" Badge.

This is an early 20th Century era badge with two-piece construction (the central emblem and number "9" are separately applied). It is heavy nickel.  The number is centered and there are no signs of any missing numbers.

It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 2-1/8 by 2-1/2 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin and safety rotor drop-in style closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

$199.99 Available
SPB-21

State of New York Long Island Railroad L.I.R.R. Police Unissued Unnumbered Badge.

This is a mid 20th Century era badge with one-piece custom die construction (the central emblem is part of the die). It is heavy shiny nickel plate.

It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 2-1/8 by 2-1/2 inches.

The fastener is a double loop style.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$199.99 Available
SPB-22

New York University Campus Police Belt

New York University Campus Police Brass Buckle on Original Brown Leather Belt.

This is a mid 20th Century, World War II era, brass plate buckle with a one-piece custom die central emblem separately applied.

It has no maker mark on the back. This is an overall view of the front.

The buckle measures 3 by 2-1/4 inches.  The belt is adjustable, currently set at 32 inches, it should extend to at least 38 inches, if needed.

The fastener is a broad hook and loop style.  Both original leather keepers are present.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$149.99 Available

SPB-06

State of Minnesota Police Detective Badge.

This is an early 20th Century era badge with an eagle and shield design. It is engraved MINNESOTA DETECTIVE COCHRAN BUREAU and numbered 240.

It has no maker mark on the back.

It measures 1-3/4 by 2-1/2 inches.

The fastener is a simple hook closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

$199.99 Available

SPB-09

New Jersey State Police Special Police Brass Gilt Badge.

This is an early 20th Century era badge with a raised custom die design featuring the New Jersey State Seal and black enamel lettering.

There are no maker marks on the back.

It measures 1-3/4 by 2-3/4 inches.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

$199.99 Available

SPB-07

State of New York Department of Public Safety Albany Defense Corps Police Badge.

This is an early 20th Century World War I era badge with an eagle and shield design featuring the New York State seal. It is stamp numbered 59 and has raised letters naming the Albany Defense Corps. The history of the formation of this WWI organization is here.

It has two impressed raised letter QUAYLE NEW YORK maker marks on the back.

It measures 1-3/4 by 2-3/4 inches.

The fastener is a simple hook closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

$249.99 Available
SPB-26

South Dakota State Highway Patrol Department of Public Safety Sergeant Badge.

This is a mid-20th Century era badge with a multipiece construction. The gold plate on the separately applied central disk and black enamel lettering and rank device shows minor routine wear.  It is not numbered.

It has a "Blackinton" script maker mark and HI-GLO® on the back.

It measures 2-5/8 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a safety rotor and hinged pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

  SOLD

SPB-16

State of Texas Game Warden Numbered "275" Buckle Badge.

This is an early 20th Century era miniature badge on a small belt buckle.

The central seal is an enamel ring surrounding a five point star and wreath.  There are no maker marks on the back.

It measures 7/8 by 1-1/4 inches. The buckle measures  1-1/2 inches square.  There is a faint early 20th century raised patent number and a stamped "275" on the reverse side of the loop.

The condition is near good, with deep tarnish and signs of long time wear from age, as shown.

  SOLD
SPB-32

Texas Highway Patrol Texas Department of Public Safety Chief Badge and wallet.

This is a very rare badge with blue enamel lettering and separately applied banners showing four stars and the title with the Texas star and wreath at the center.  This badge was only used from 1937 until the THP/DPS was renamed and reorganized in 1957, at which time the office and badge was obsolete.

It has a very faint "NIELSEN N.Y.C. RIONDA, INC stamped maker mark on the back.

It measures 2-1/4 inches wide by 3 inches high. These are views of the front and back of the badge out of the wallet. The wallet is shown here, front and back.

The fastener is a high quality safety rotor and hinged pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

Please note: This badge can not be sold to a Texas resident or mailed to a Texas address.

$1,999.99 Available
SPB-27

Texas Rangers Company A Cast Silver Peso Badge.

This is a mid-20th Century era badge casting made from an old Mexico Silver Five Peso coin with black enamel lettering showing some minor routine wear.

It has a very small "M. KUHL"  (possibly H. KLEIN, or similar) stamped maker mark on the back.

It measures 1-1/2 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a high quality safety rotor and hinged pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

Please note: This badge can not be sold to a Texas resident or mailed to a Texas address.

  SOLD
SPB-277
 Texas Rangers Cast Silver Peso Badge

Texas Rangers Company A Cast Silver Peso Badge.

This is a mid-20th Century era badge casting made from an old Mexico Silver Five Peso coin with black enamel lettering showing some minor routine wear. It is unmarked.

It measures 1-1/2 inches in diameter. The fastener is a high quality safety rotor and hinged pin closure.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.

Please note: This badge can not be sold to a Texas resident or mailed to a Texas address.

  SOLD

SPB-28

National State Police Deputy Numbered Badge.

This is an early 20th Century era numbered diamond shaped gilted brass badge.

The central window has a separately applied silver number "6" in a cutout window.  There are no maker marks on the back.  It has a simple hinged pin and safety rotor catch closure.

It measures 1-1/2 inches wide by 1-1/4 inches high.

The condition is near good, with minor tarnish and signs of routine use, as shown.

$149.99 Available

SPB-29

National State Police Deputy Numbered Badge.

This is an early 20th Century era numbered diamond shaped gilted brass badge.

The central window has a separately applied gilt number "22" in a cutout window.  There are no maker marks on the back.  It has a simple hinged pin and safety rotor catch closure.

It measures 1-1/2 inches wide by 1-1/4 inches high.

The condition is near good, with minor tarnish and signs of routine use, as shown.

$149.99 Available

SPB-30

National State Police Deputy Numbered Badge.

This is an early 20th Century era numbered diamond shaped gilted brass badge.

The central window has a separately applied gilt number "24" in a cutout window.  There are no maker marks on the back.  It has a simple hinged pin and safety rotor catch closure.

It measures 1-1/2 inches wide by 1-1/4 inches high.

The condition is near good, with minor tarnish and signs of routine use, as shown.

$149.99 Available

SPB-19

Pennsylvania Forest Fire Warden Round Badge.

This is an early 20th Century World War I era custom die badge. It was silver plate on bronze. Almost none of the original plating remains.

The design is an oak leaf on the Pennsylvania keystone symbol with raised lettering surrounding the emblem.  There is a J. K. DAVISON PHILA stamped maker mark on the back.

It measures 1-1/2 inches in diameter.

The condition is near good, with deep tarnish and signs of long time wear from age, as shown.

$124.99 Available
NJFOR-01
USA New Jersey Forest Fire Service # 1697 Bronze Cast POLICE Badge
This 1-1/2 x 1-3/4 inch badge is maker marked.

The condition is near excellent.  Here is another view.
$199.99 Available

Foreign Country Badges


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
IRAN-1
 Rare Enameled IRAN
Heavy Metal Police Badge.
This is a large multicolored 1-1/2 x 2-3/4 screw back badge as shown. It is near excellent condition.

Here is another view.
$349.99 Available
JEWE-1
Rare Enameled ISRAEL
 Heavy Metal Police Badge
This is a large multicolored 2-1/2 screw back badge as shown. It is near excellent condition.

Here is another view.

$349.99 Available
JAPP-01
Rare Enameled Heavy Metal JAPANESE Secret Police Badge
This is a large multicolored 2 x 3- 1/2 screw back badge as shown. It is near excellent condition.

Here are other views.  1   2    3

$349.99 Available
SAC-01
South America Brigada De Circulacion Policia
LARGE Enamel and Silver Color Police Badge
This is a very heavy multi pin and catch back badge that measures 2-1/2 inches in diameter.

The enamel crest is 5/8 x 1-1/2 inches with a gilt kings crown above. Condition is near excellent with a small part of the enamel absent.

Here is a view of the back.
$299.99 Available
OCPD-901
Saudi Arabia Police Badge

This is a post World War II era Saudi Arabia Die Struck Police badge. It is a multi colored silver badge. Here is a view of the back.

It measures 2 x 3 inches.  It has a simple hinged pin and hook applied closure.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$129.99 Available

OCPD-01

Polish Municipal Police Badge

This is a World War II era Polish Municipal Police badge. It is a custom die struck bronze badge.

There is a place for a number to be applied, however this one is blank (Unissued)

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 2-3/8 by 2 inches.

It has two prong style fasteners.

The condition is near mint and unissued, as shown.

$99.99 Available

OCPD-03

Norway Police Badge

This is a World War II era Norwegian NORSK TOLLTEGN Municipal Police badge. It is a custom die struck white alloy badge.

This badge is numbered "665" and maker marked H. RUI on the back.  It is slightly vaulted

Here is a view of the back.  It has a simple hinged pin and hook applied closure.

It measures 1-3/4 by 2-3/4 inches.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$149.99 Available

OCPD-02

Mexico DOT Commandant Badge

This is a World War II era Mexico City Department of Transportation First Commandant Police badge. It is a three piece applied enamel shield on brass star with an applied wing surmount badge.

This badge has some damage to the enamel, as evident in the image.

The fastener is long-gone, there is currently a paper clip in clay fastener used to secure it to a display board in the past.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is well-used, with wear and tarnish, as shown.

$99.99 Available

OCPD-04

Vietnam Secret Police Warrant Disk

This is a Vietnam War era Cong-An Secret Police Warrant Disk. It is a one-piece with applied enamel red dragon on brass circular warrant disk.

This badge has signs of significant wear from long service use, as evident in the images.  The desing is the words Cong-An in white enamel, the letters V.N. at the top of the wreath under the loop for attachment to a neck chain.  It has a stamped DRAGO maker mark (French 1950s manufacture) at the bottom of the wreath on the front.  It measures 44mm.

Here is a view of the back, showing the deeply stamped POLICE and low 0970 number.

The condition is well-used, with wear and tarnish, as shown.

$349.99 Available
POLP-001
Seven Different Near MINT State Police, NYC Police & NJ Game Warden Patch Lot
The lot consists of State Police -LA, CT, PA, P Rico, NY Court Officer and NJ Game Warden large size uniform patches. 

Here are additional views  1  2  3  4  5  6  7.
$59.99 Available

Airline Badges


We have a number of other aviation wings including pilot, stewardess and similar civilian and milatary wings and badges on our Gallery page. Check them out.


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
BELLB-01 USA # 178 Bell Aircraft Corp POLICE Eagle Shield with Silver Hat Badge These are as shown.

The set is an eagle shield that measures 2 x 3 inches and a hat badge that measures 2 x 2-1/2 inches.

Both are in near excellent condition.  The set sells for $199.99.

Here are other views  1  2.
$199
SET
Available
USAA-055
R E T Royal European Transport Airlines Red Enamel on Copper Pilot Wing Badge
This is a 1-1/4 x 3 inch wing with screw and post uniform attachments.

The mark on the reverse is raised Made in England.

Overall condition is near excellent.  Here is a view of the back.
$199.99 Available

 USAA-05
PCA Airlines EARLY Pilot Wing Badge

This is an early obsolete Pennsylvania Central Airlines wing dual screw back badge.

This is a completely defunct airline that was in existence from 1936 to 1948. The wing does not resemble any current design.

This is a double screwback wing in generally good condition showing age with some damage to the enamel in the center of the badge.

One of the attachment nuts is missing, as shown on the back. There is some damage apparent to the red and blue enamel on the central emblem. The wing measures 3-1/4 inches across with a 1-1/2 inch diameter central emblem.

There are three uniform buttons in this lot, all in slightly tarnished, generally good to very good condition. This is the back view of the buttons.

$299.99 Available

 USAA-03
US Air Mail WIng Badge

This is an early obsolete U.S. Air Mail wing dual screw back badge.

This badge has the full detailed feather wings with a world globe and raised letters.

This wing is circa 1934 and was used by Northwest Airlines as the first all-metal wing for the former CAM 9 Route

It measures 3-1/2 inches across.

This is the back view

The condition is near excellent, with very minor signs of long service wear and some light tarnish from age. Virtually all of the original gilt finish remains.  The two retaining nuts are original to the wing.

$449.99 Available

 USAA-04
American Airlines EARLY Pilot Badge

This is an early obsolete American Airlines pilot wing dual screw back badge.

This badge has the full detailed feather wings with a stooping eagle and AA raised letters.

This wing is circa 1940s and was used by American Airlines.  It is maker marked with a "B" in shield and column and STERLING silver content marked.  It has a safety rotor closure and hinged pin.

It measures 3-3/8 inches across.

This is the back view

The condition is near excellent, with very minor signs of long service wear and some light tarnish from age.

$199.99 Available

 USAA-01
American Airlines EARLY Crew Chief Aircraft Maintenance Badge

This is an early obsolete American Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Crew Chief badge.

This badge has the full detailed feather wings with the small eagle surmount above the AA

It measures 3 inches across.

This is the back view

The condition is near very good, with definite signs of long service wear and tarnish from age. Virtually none of the original finish remains, and only traces of blue on the title bar.

$199.99 Available

 USAA-02
American Airlines EARLY Inspector Badge

This is an early obsolete American Airlines Inspector badge.

This badge has the layered feather wings with the large eagle surmount between the AA

It measures 3 inches across.

This is the back view

The condition is near very good, with definite signs of long service wear and tarnish from age. Most of the original gilt finish remains, however there is damage to the baked blue enamel on the title bar, as shown.

$199.99 Available
USAA-902
American Airlines EARLY LEAD Badge
This is an early obsolete American Airlines LEAD (leading tech)  badge.

This badge has the layered feather wings with the large eagle surmount between the AA It measures 3 inches across.

The condition is near MINT as shown.

Here is another view.
$199.99 Available

 USAA-09
American Airlines EARLY Inspector Badge

This is an obsolete circa 1979 Austrian Airlines bullion pilot wing and badge with advertising broadside framed lot.

This wing has heavy gold bullion layered feather wings with the large red arrowhead of the airline.  This lot was put together to commemorate the inauguration of the MD-80 (DC-9) being added to the fleet.

It measures 4-1/2 inches across and the pin badge measures 1-1/2 inches in diameter. The frame is 13-1/2 by 17 inches.  The ad is 7-3/8 by 10 inches.

This is the back view of the frame, and a close-up of the wing and badge.

The condition is near mint having been framed since it was assembled, as shown.

$149.99 Available