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US City and Township Police Badges


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.

This is a selection of City and other urban/suburban township and related police department badges.  Badges are listed in ALPHABETICAL order by the name of the city.


Featured City Badge


This is an obsolete Hand Engraved 10K GOLD Content Marked Hartford Connecticut Alderman Badge.

It measures 1-3/8 x 1-1/2 inches. It has a hinged pin with safety rotor closure. It is hand engraved in script on the back with the name Herbert Older. The 10K marking is just above the catch.

The condition is excellent throughout.

Offered at $499.99


USA late 19th Century New York City Police Badge


This is a 2-1/4 x 2-1/2 inch die struck multi piece with the early type pin back & catch. The open faced number panelhas the #2.  The center shows the NY State seal.

  

$1299.99


USA World War Two USAAF Patrolman AAF Cambridge Field Station #6 forerunner of the Later Air Police Badge.


  This is a 1-1/2 x 2-1/4 inch silver eagle shield with the words as stated above. The center has a USAAF enamel winged star. The condition is used and near excellent.

  

 $249.99  


Old Leadville Colorado Copper Colored Police Badge Marked T P For Town Police


This is a  Leadville Colorado Copper Colored Police Badge Marked T P For Town Police.  The badge is 2 inches in diameter and has a safety pin attached  to the reverse.

I bought it nearly 50 years ago from the relative of a police officer who lived in Leadville. The safety pin was applied much later he stated.

 $399.99


USA EARLY Minneapolis POLICE # 92 Pie Plate Silver Shield TWO PIECE Police Badge


 This is a great old badge ! It is hallmarked Northwestern Stamp Works Minneapolis.

This is as shown.  It has the screw and post attaching device.  The size is 2-1/5 x 3 inches.  The condition is worn and still excellent.   Here are other views  1  2  3.

$899.99


City Police Department Badges


Thumbnail (Click to Enlarge) Item Number
Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
  NORWALK-01
USA
World War Two  NORWALK City Police Badge
This is a nick le silver shield with the attaching pin detached as shown.

Here are other views.  1   2  
$64.99   Available
   SNUFF-1
 USA
World War Two VIKING
 Snuff Blue Metal Dispenser in near
Mint Condition

This is a 3 inch by 15 inch dispenser marked Advertising Metal Display Company Chicago and New York.

Here are other views.  1  2  3 
$149.99 Available
   PADLK-1
 USA
 Early 20th Century ARMORY
 Marked
Eight Lever Steel Padlock

This is a heavy steel padlock w/o key that measures 2 1/2 inches by 3 1/2 inches and is in working condition.

Here is another view.
 $49.99 Available
     PADLK-11
 USA
Early 20th Century W.W. & COMPANY marked
Brass and Steel Padlock
 This is a 2 1/2 inch by 3 inch heavy steel padlock w/o key that is in working condition.

Here is another view.
 $49.99 Available
   PADLK-12
 USA
 Early 20th Century
Two Griffins Hand Shaking in Front of a Keystone R Railroad Padlock
This is a 2 inch by 3 inch heavy steel padlock w/o key in working condition.

Here is another view.
 $49.99 Available
   PADLK-13
 USA
Early 20th Century SPHINX
marked Padlock
with
Egyptian Head
This is a 1 3/4 inch by 2 3/4 inch heavy steel padlock w/o key in working condition.


Here are other views.  1  2
 $49.99 Available
   PADLK-14
 USA
 Early 20th Century OAK Leaf Padlock Made in
 USA
 This is 1 1/2 inches by 2 inches heavy steel padlock w/o key in working condition.


Here is another view.
 $39.99 Available
   ALL PADLK-15
USA
 Early 20th Century Brass RR marked on Both Sides Heavy Working Padlock w/o Key
This is a patented 1891 1 3/4 inch by 2 1/2 inch heavy brass padlock in near excellent condition.


Here is another view.
 $79.99 Available
   PADLK-16
USA
Early 20th Century
San Antonio, TX
Jailhouse Door Steel Circle Eight Key
This is a 1 1/4 inch by 5 1/2 inch jailhouse key that came directly from a former employee when they changed the locks in the early 20th Century. This key is unmarked.

The condition is near excellent. 
$149.99 Available
   PADLK-17
USA
Early 20th Century
Ring of 9 Jailhouse Keys
These good plus condition keys measure 3 inches long.

Here is another view.
 $49.99 Available
    PADLK-18
 USA
 Early 20th Century
Ring of 7 Jailhouse Padlock Keys
These good plus condition keys measure 1 1/2 inches except one is 3 inches long.

Here is another view.
 $49.99 Available
    KCMO-1
USA
pre
World War Two
KANSAS CITY MO #5
LARGE 6 Point Die Struck Metropolitan POLICE Badge
This is a well worn 3 inch in diameter Sergeant Metropolitan POLICE number 5 badge in near excellent condition. $1499.99   Available
   LVILLE-1
USA
 pre
World War Two LOUISVILLE KY Water Company Private POLICE #1 Silver Eagle Shield
This early near excellent silver plated badge measures 2 x 2-3/4 inches. $449.99 Available
NEWA-1
USA
 Early Special Police #407
 NEWARK NJ
One Piece Die Struck Eagle Shield Badge
This is a silver plated 1-3/4 x 2-3/4 inch near excellent pin back badge. $199.99    Available
PTBGH-2 USA Early PITTSBURGH Police #181
Die Struck Pin Back HEAVY Police Badge
 This is a silver plated 1-1/4 x 3 inch near excellent pin back badge.   SOLD
PTBGH-3
 USA
Later PITTSBURGH Police #591 Die Struck Pin Back  Police Badge
This is a silver plated 1-1/4 x 3 inch near excellent pin back badge. $199.99   Available
PTBGH-4
USA
 Early PITTSBURGH Police Die Struck Pin Back HEAVY Visor Hat Police Badge
This is a silver plated 2 x 2-1/4 inch near excellent pin back badge. $149.99    Available
AKRON-1
USA
World War Two Military POLICE AKRON OHIO Home Guard
 #273 Home Guard  Eagle Shield POLICE Badge
This is a silver plated 2 x 2-1/4 inch near excellent pin back badge.   SOLD
   CWCUFF-1 USA
 Mid 19th Century
Civil War Era Hand Cast IRON Leg Irons

The leg irons are as shown and all in working order.

Here are other views.  1  2  3 
 $399.99 Available
   NYCRAZ-1 USA
NYC Pocket Shaving Kit RAZOR with GOLD
NYC Badge
 # 3100 applied to Razor

This is a multi piece 1 x 2 inch razor with patented May 1921 made in USA marked as shown.

It fits in a hand made well worn black leather bag. The 1/4 x 3/8 inch badge tests 10K GOLD.

The condition is near MINT. 

Here are other views.   1   2  
$129.99 Available
   NYCCOPP-1  USA
19th Century New York City Police Officer Tintype Photograph
 
This is a portrait tintype of an unidentified NYC police officer as shown.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is another view.
$124.99     Available
  NYC-1
 USA
Mid 20th Century Defaced New York City Police Badge

This is an early to mid-20th century 1-7/8 x 2 Inch OBSOLETE City of New York Detective blue enamel and gilt CUT badge.This is a difficult to find badge.

This badge was cut when it was taken out of service and crudely reassembled for collecting purposes many years ago. It has the separately applied numbers (2580) .

The condition is near fair, evident in the images.
$399.99 Available
  NYC-19
 USA late 20th Century New York City Police Badge

This is a badge for a retired officer which he/she could buy. The period one that was worn was retained by the NYCPD.

The condition is near MINT.
  SOLD
 NYC-001
 USA
Late 19th Century New York City Police Badge.
This is a 2-1/2 inch in diameter cast badge with a T Bar pin back catch.

The condition is near excellent.

Here are additional views.   1   2
  SOLD
 NYS-01
 USA
 Late 19th Century New York State Police Badge.
This is a 2-1/2 x 2-/2 inch die stuck with the state seal cast badge with a double pin back catch. The condition is near excellent.

Here is a view of the back.
$499.99 Available
 BRO-01
USA
 Late 19th Century BROCKTON City Police Badge.
 This is a 2-1/2 x 2-3/4 inch die struck badge with a 2 screw & post back catch.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is view of the back
$799.99 Available
AZ-001
USA Older mid 20th Century Honorary TUCSON Marshal Circle Star Police Badge
404 405 .

This is a 2-1/4 inch diameter concave pin back unmarked badge as shown.

The condition is near good plus.

Here is another view.
$49.99 Available
  USKEY-2
USA
19th Century Key Stone Cops Wreath and SERGT Helmet Plate
 
This is a 1.5 x 2.5 inch die struck badge with very heavy silver frosting as shown.

The condition is near MINT    .
$99.99 Available
USKEY-001
USA 19th Century Key Stone Cops Wreath and number 6 Helmet Plate
This is a 1.5 x 2.5 inch die struck badge as shown.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is another view.
  SOLD
  PDKY-001
pre
World War Two PADUCAH Kentucky Shield Type Number 13 Police Badge
with pin catch.
The shield is 2 x 2.5 inches & has considerable wear.

It is maker marked but unreadable.

Here are other  views  1    2.
$699.99 Available

JOIL-002
1045 47 World War Two Joliet Illinois Prison Jail House Key
 This is a 2 x 4 inch one piece brass key marked 1015 and on the back 53.298 and maker marked Folger Adam Co Joliet Ill.

The near excellent condition key is used as shown.

Here are other views  1

Read more... http://www.visitjoliet.com/prison.html.

Includes COA if requested.
  SOLD
JOIL-003
1045 47 World War Two Joliet Illinois Prison Jail House Key
 This is a 2 x 4 inch one piece brass key marked SCH-7 and on the back 7 and r298F and maker marked Decatur Iron and Steel Co., Decatur Alabama.

The near excellent condition key is used as shown.

Here are other views  1  .

Read more... http://www.visitjoliet.com/prison.html.

Includes COA if requested.
$299.99 Available
CPDD-0199
1930's OBSOLETE CHICAGO ILLINOIS POLICE  Gilt Star Lapel BADGE
This is a 1.5 inch diameter pin back STAR badge in near excellent condition. 

The residue on the reverse is from long time storage and can be readily removed.

Here are other views  1  2  3.
  SOLD
CPDD-01

1915-1916 City Marshal Appointment Document

Early 20th Century World War I 1915-1916 City Marshal Appointment Document.

This hand written document is signed by the Mayor of Watseka, Iroquois County, Illinois appointing Thomas A. Harper as a City Marshal for a period of one year: 1 May 1915-1 May 1916. It is signed by the Mayor Claude N. Saum (a noted lawyer of the time) and recorded by the City Clerk, Arthur H. Gehl.

It measures 8-1/4 by 14 inches high.

The condition is generally very good, with some wear and tear at the margins and corners from age, as shown. It should be easily concealable by proper matting and framing.

$199.99 Available

CPDD-02

1916-1917 City Marshal Appointment Document

Early 20th Century World War I 1916-1917 City Marshal Appointment Document.

This hand written document has some nice calligraphy.  It is signed by the Mayor of Watseka, Iroquois County, Illinois appointing Thomas A. Harper as a City Marshal for a period of one year: 1 May 1916-1 May 1917. It is signed by the Mayor Claude N. Saum (a noted lawyer of the time) and recorded by the City Clerk, Arthur H. Gehl.

It measures 8-1/4 by 14 inches high.

The condition is generally very good, with some wear and tear at the margins and corners from age, as shown. It should be easily concealable by proper matting and framing.

$199.99 Available
NYCS-01
USA New York City SPL
 # 1648
 Police Badge.
This is a applied numbers shield type cast badge that was worn as a replacement for the issue badge of the same era. This is an overall view of the back of the badge.

It has the typical thin lug NYPD integral pin catch connectors for using a safety pin to attach it to the uniform tunic.
  SOLD

City Police Departments


Thumbnail (Click to Enlarge) Item Number
Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
   BEDFORD-01 World War Two 
New Bedford (Mass) Forestry Department Round Type Badge
This is a nickel silver 2 inch diameter unmarked badge in near excellent condition. $64.99 Available
   NEEDM-1
USA Die Struck NEEDHAM Massachusetts
Die Struck Pin Back Radiator Type Police Badge.
 This badge measures 2 x 3 inches and is near excellent. $129.99 Available
  ACP-1
USA
 Atlantic City 1920's Era
Special Detective A-76 Shield POLICE Badge
This is a 1-1/2 x 2 inch badge in near excellent condition.

Here is another view.
POR Available
JAX-1
USA
Jacksonville Florida Eagle Shield Pin Back Badge

This is a 2-1/4 x 3 inch badge in near excellent condition. This is a new badge
  SOLD
CNS-1
 USA
PA State Constable POLICE Pin Back 6 point star Clip on Badge
This is a 2 inch badge in near excellent condition.   SOLD
PITT-1
USA
Pittsburgh PA POLICE Pin Back Shield Badge
This is a 2 x 3 inch badge in near excellent condition.   SOLD
CHASC-01
World War Two CHARLESTON Naval Yard Leading Man Electrician Contractor Shield Type badge
This is a 1-1/2 inch square badge with a partial pin in back in near excellent condition.

Here is another view.
$59.99 Available
CHASC-011 World War Two CHARLESTON Naval Yard Quarter Man Electrician Contractor Shield Type badge. This is a 1-1/2 inch square badge in near excellent condition.

Here is another view.
$59.99 Available
SDCA-001
 post
World War Two SAN DIEGO CA POLICE Enamel Hat Badge
 This is a screw 7 post badge that measures 2 x 3.5 inches.

It is near MINT.

Here are other views.  1   2
  SOLD
WASDC-001
post
 World War  One D C Metropolitan Police Seiswer Co Red Bank NJ Coat and Pocket Button Set.
The near good + condition coat button is 1 inch diameter and the pocket button is 1/4 inch diameter. 

Here is another view.
$34.99
SET
Available

CPDB-11299
Old Copy of a Baltimore MD City POLICE Badge
This is a multi piece badge that measures 2.5 x 4 inches.

The condition is worn and about good plus.

Here is a view.
$499.99 Available
CPDB-9299
Deputy Sheriff # 691 Baltimore City Deputy Sheriff Eagle Shield POLICE Badge
This is a very early multi piece badge that measures 1.5 x 2.5 inches, It has a separately applied die struck eagle. The text is held to the gilt shield by FOUR attaching screws and nuts  as shown.

The condition is worn and near excellent overall.

Here is a view of the back
$449.99 Available

TRC-001
 copy
Texas Ranger Co A Round Circle Star Kids Police Badge
This is a concave 1.5 inch diameter badge with a common pin back attachment in near excellent condition.

Here is a view of the back
$24.99 Available

TRC-0011 copy
Texas Ranger Co C FIVE Point Star Kids Police Badge
This is a concave 2-1/4 inch diameter badge with a common pin back attachment in near excellent condition.

Here is a view of the back
$24.99 Available
CPDB-01299
post World War Two Baltimore MD City POLICE Badge, Cuffs etc
This is as shown and all are in excellent condition.

Here are additional views  1  2  3.
  SOLD
DATXB-111
Dallas TEXAS Police Badge
This is a 2 x 2.5 inch solid back unmarked pin back badge.

The condition is near excellent with some wear.   Here is a view of the back.
$174.99 Available
CPDB-0129 
Traffic Officer Los Angeles
 Police Badge # 121

This is as shown. It is a nickel plated NOT maker marked multi piece vaulted silver plated badge. It has a blue enamel number 121 stamped on the front lozenge. 

It measures 2-1/2 inches high by 3-1/2 inches wide.  Here is a view of the reverse.

The condition is near excellent. 

  SOLD
CPDB-0229 
SERGEANT Los Angeles Police Badge # 421

This is as shown. It is a nickel plated NOT maker marked multi piece vaulted silver plated badge. It has a blue enamel number 421 stamped on the front lozenge. 

It measures 1-1/2 inches high by 2-3/4 inches wide.  Here is a view of the reverse.

The condition is near excellent. 

  SOLD
CPDB-9129 
Washington DC Capitol Special City Police Badge

This is an obsolete Washington DC Capitol Special City Police Badge.

It is a die struck vaulted silver plated custom die badge. It has a black enamel number 5866 stamped on the front lozenge.

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

It has a stamped BASTION BROS ROCHESTER N.Y. maker mark.   Here is a view of the reverse.

The condition is near excellent

$249.99 Available
CPDB-929 Investigator Philadelphia Courts of Common Pleas Silver and Enamel Police Badge
This is as shown.

The badge is 1/3/4 inch diameter, marked Blackington & with a clip attachment on the reverse.
$129.99 Available
 CPDBAC-32 USA
 pre World War Two
 Gold and Silver  Atlantic City NJ Special Detective A-86 Multi Piece POLICE BADGE in well worn badge holder
This is a 20th Century Special Officer Atlantic City A-86 Die Police Department Badge.

The very heavy gold plated custom die badge featuring the city coat of arms with no maker mark. It is slightly vaulted. It measures 1-1/2 by 2-1/4 inches high. It has an applied pin assembly.

The condition is near MINT as shown.

Here are other views.   1   2    3   4
POR Available
  CPRONY-01 USA
World War Two
 # 26 Rochester NY Eagle & Radiator Hat Badge Shield.
 This is a silver plated 2-1/4 x 3 inch shield in near MINT as shown.

Here is another view.
$39.99   Available

CPDB-32
Gold and Silver Special Officer Atlantic City A-91 Multi Piece Police Badge

 

This is a 20th Century Special Officer Atlantic City A-91 Die Police Department Badge.

 The very heavy gold plated custom die badge featuring the city coat of arms with no maker mark. It is slightly vaulted.  

It measures 1-1/2 by 2-1/4 inches high. It has an applied pin assembly.   Here is a view of the  reverse.

The condition is near excellent as shown.

  SOLD

CPDB-9932
Gold Plated Fairfield Police 107  Multi Piece Police Badge.

This is a 20th Century Gold Plated Fairfield Police 107  Multi Piece Police Department Badge.

The very heavy gold plated custom die badge featuring the Connecticut coat of arms with no maker mark.  

It measures 2 by 2-1/2 inches high. It has an applied hook assembly.

The condition is near excellent as shown.

$149.99 Available

CPDB-320
Early 20th Century Die Struck and raised Hallmarked DC Metropolitan Special Police Badge.

 

 

Badge is numbered . It measures 2-1/4 by 2-1/2 inches high.

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

$349.99 Available
CP-2
USA
19th Century Fire Company #3 GOODWILL painted Dress Leather with Pouch
This is a 36 inch long by 2-1/2 inches wide dress fire company parade belt. The number 3 and the word GOODWILL are applied in brass as shown.

The condition is G.

Here are other views.   1   2   3   4   5   6    7    8    9
$249.99 Available

CPDB-42
Early 20th Century Allentown Pennsylvania Custom Die Fire Police Department Numbered Badge

This very heavy gold plated custom die badge featuring the city coat of arms. It has no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has a blue enameled number "22" indicated.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 1-3/4 inches wide and high.

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

$149.99 Available

CPDB-66
Early 20th Century Argentine Kansas Police Department Numbered Badge

This badge features a cut-out star design. It has no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has a black enameled stamped lettering and the number "10" indicated.  It is not numbered.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2 inches in diameter.

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

$POR SOLD

CPDB-417
Mid 20th Century Town of Babylon Pennsylvania Junior Police Department Captain Badge

This heavy nickel badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has a black enameled letter banner with the rank indicated.  It is not numbered.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 1-3/4 by 2-3/8 inches high. It has an applied pin assembly with a 1936 patent number.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some tarnish from age, as shown.

$74.99 Available

CPDB-18
Early 20th Century Baltimore Police Department Lieutenant Badge

This heavy gilded custom die badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has a black enameled letter banner with the rank indicated.  It is not numbered.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-1/4 by 3-1/8 inches high.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some tarnish from age, as shown.

$299.99 Available

CPDB-70
Early 20th Century Baltimore Park Police Department numbered Badge

This heavy nickel plated badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has a black enameled lettered banners with the number "3023" separately applied.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-1/4 by 2-1/2 inches high. It has a simple hinged pin and hook closure

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some tarnish from age, as shown.

$299.99 Available

CPDB-12

Early First Pattern Bayonne New Jersey 8 Point Star Badge

This is a very early-20th Century era badge with vaulted two-piece construction featuring a separately applied State coat of arms seal. The silver plate shows some wear from carry.  There are separately stamped numbers "101".

This is a view of the back.  There are no maker marks.

It measures 2-1/2 inches in diameter.

The fastener is a simple hinged pin and hook closure.

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

$999.99 Available
CPDB-121
 Early First Pattern Bayonne New Jersey 8 Point Star #ed 149 Badge
This is a very early-20th Century era badge with vaulted two-piece construction featuring a separately applied State coat of arms seal.

There are separately stamped numbers "149".  There are no maker marks. The fastener is a simple hinged pin and hook closure.

It measures 2-1/2 inches in diameter.

The silver plate shows some wear from carry.  The condition is near excellent, with minor tarnish and some wear from age, as shown. 

Here is a view of the back.
$999.99 Available
CPDB-99
Naval Academy Class of 1932 Ring Detail on a Wooden Plaque
This is a 8 x 14 inch graduation plaque belonging to Admiral Konrad TWO Navy Crosses and the Silver Star Holder.

It is in near excellent condition. 

Here is a view of the back.
$249.99 Available

CPDB-26

Early 20th Century Massachusetts Metropolitan Police Department Sunburst Columns Pattern Badge

This heavy custom die badge with no maker marks. It is very slightly curved.  It is numbered 48 stamped on the back of the badge.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2 by 2-7/8 inches high.

The condition is near very good, with wear to the plate (mostly on the back), as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-27

Early 20th Century Massachusetts Metropolitan Police Department Sunburst Columns Pattern Badge

This heavy custom die badge with no maker marks. It is very slightly curved.  It is numbered 308 stamped on the back of the badge.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2 by 2-7/8 inches high.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

  SOLD

CPDB-71

Early 20th Century Massachusetts Metropolitan Police Department Sunburst Columns Pattern Badge

This heavy custom die badge with no maker marks. It is very slightly curved.  It is unissued and not numbered on the back of the badge.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2 by 2-7/8 inches high.

The condition is near mint, as shown.

$249.99 Available

CPDB-58

Early 20th Century Boston Special Police Department Sunburst Pattern Numbered 2838 Badge

This heavy custom die badge with no maker marks. It is flat.  It is numbered with a deep machine stamped 2838 on an applied disk on the back. The lettering is RAISED on the face of the badge.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-1/4 by 3 inches high.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$399.99 Available

CPDB-24

Early 20th Century Boston Police Department Sunburst Pattern Badge

This is a heavy plated badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has a black enameled letters and numbers.  It is numbered 6192 on the face of the badge. It has a simple spring pin closure.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-1/8 by 2-3/4 inches high.

The condition is near very good, with deep tarnish, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-11

Bridgeport Connecticut Pie Plate Badge

This is a very early-20th Century era badge with vaulted one-piece construction featuring a separately applied State coat of arms seal. The silver plate shows some wear from carry.  There are separately applied numbers "273".

This is a view of the back.  There are no maker marks.

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

The fastener is a simple hinged pin and hook closure.

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

$1,499.99 Available

CPDB-07

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Bridgeport Connecticut Special Police Numbered Department Badge

This heavy nickel custom die badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has separately applied numbers 863.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-1/4 by 2-1/2 inches high.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some tarnish from age, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-33

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Bridgeport Connecticut Custom Die Police Numbered Cap Badge

This heavy nickel custom die badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has separately applied numbers 517.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-1/8 by 2-7/8 inches high. It has a screw post and nut attachment.

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

$149.99 Available

CPDB-57

Post-World War I 20th Century Bridgeport Connecticut  Police Numbered Cap and Breast Badge with Patch Lot

This heavy plated badge set with no maker marks. Both are slightly vaulted and has separately applied numbers 517.

This is the patch front and rear. It measures 5-1/4 by 4-1/2 inches.

This is a newer issue than the badge above, dating to the mid 20th century and assigned to the same career policeman.

Here is a view of the back of the badges. The breast badge measures 2-1/4 by 2-1/2 inches high. It has a hinged pin and simple hook closure. The cap badge has a screw post attachment.

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

$224.99 Available



CPDB-161
White Plains NY City Police Special Gold Whistle Award to D. Roberts Nov 1925
The gold whistle award was a small token of thanks given to a citizen who helped this police force.

It is a gilt 3 inch long hand engraved metal whistle similar to that used by that police force.

The condition is near excellent. 
$99.99 Available

CPDB-16

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Buffalo New York Special Police Numbered Department Badge

This heavy nickel custom die badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has separately applied numbers 375.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-3/8 by 2-1/2 inches high.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some tarnish from age, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-28

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Buffalo New York Police Reserve Numbered Department Badge

This heavy nickel badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has separately applied numbers 1117.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-3/8 by 3-1/4 inches high. It has a hinged pin and simple hook closure.

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

$199.99 Available

CPDB-29

This is a mid-20th Century Buffalo New York Police Named Department Badge

This is a very heavy gold plated custom die badge with no maker marks. It has three stars in lieu of a number and the name WALTER CHOJNACKI on the lower banner.  The Chojnacki family has a long history of service to the Buffalo City PD.

This is a old badge, dating to the early to mid 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-3/8 by 3-1/8 inches high. It has a hinged pin and simple hook closure.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-69

This is a Butte (Montana) Police Badge

This is a very heavy copper star badge with DETECTIVE PUBLISHING CO. CHICAGO maker marks. It has the number 46, the Butte Police banner and State seal, all separately applied.

This is a old badge with a spring pin style attachment.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 3-1/2 inches in diameter.

The condition is near very good with deep tarnish, as shown.

  SOLD

CPDB-36

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Camden New Jersey Special Officer Numbered 1216 Badge

This heavy nickel custom die-struck badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has separately applied central disk with stamped number No. 1216.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-1/8 inches in diameter.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some moderate tarnish from age, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-67

Chicago Detective Sergeant Numbered Badge

Roaring 20s Gangster Era Chicago Illinois Police Detective Sergeant Pie Plate Star Numbered 203 Badge

This heavy nickel ball end six-point vaulted star three piece badge with no maker marks. It has two separately applied central disks, one indicating the rank, the other with the city coat of arms with stamped number 203.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-3/4 inches in diameter.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some minor tarnish from age, as shown.

  SOLD

CPDB-68

Cleveland (Ohio) Police Spoon Buckle Tab

1920s Gangster Era Cleveland Ohio Police Spoon Buckle Tab

This heavy nickel plated brass partial buckle with no maker marks. This would fit a standard size 1-3/8 inch internal diameter wreath buckle end.

This is a old tab, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It fits a 1-3/4 inch belt. It is 2-1/4 inches long overall.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some minor tarnish from age, as shown.

  SOLD

CPDB-08

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Des Moines Iowa Civil Service Detective Numbered Badge

This heavy nickel die-struck badge with no maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has separately applied COPPER numbers 40.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 1-1/2 by 1-3/4 inches high.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some tarnish from age, as shown.

$299.99 Available

CPDB-17

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Detroit Police Numbered 487 Badge

This heavy nickel die-struck badge with a raised script letters BLACKINTON maker marks. It is slightly vaulted and has separately applied COPPER numbers 487.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-3/8 by 2-3/4 inches high.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some tarnish from age, as shown.

  SOLD

CPDB-30

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Detroit Special Police Cut Out Star Numbered 467 Badge

This heavy nickel die-struck badge with black enamel letters and a SUPERIOR SEAL & STAMP CO. DETROIT, MICH. maker mark. It is slightly vaulted and has separately applied spring pin closure.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-1/4 by 2-3/4 inches high.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some wear from age, as shown.

$349.99 Available

CPDB-48

Indianapolis Indiana Auxiliary Police Badge

World War I era early 20th Century Indianapolis Auxiliary Police Shield Numbered 102 Badge

This heavy nickel die-struck badge with separately applied central coat of arms disk and no apparent maker mark. It is flat and has simple spring pin closure.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century. It is numbered 102 in the lozenge at the bottom.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 1-1/2 by 2-1/2  inches high.

The condition is generally very good, with some wear from age, as shown.

$149.99 Available
CPDB-1377
USA 1932  Kansas City Missouri Police
Badge
  This is a USA 1926  Kansas City Missouri Police Badge. 

It measures 2.5 inch wide and is hallmarked BEST STAMP CO. , K.C. (1920-1940).

The back has an old style pin and the catch is in unaltered condition. 
$149.99 Available
  CPDB-1378
USA 1932  Kansas City Missouri Police
Badge
 This is a USA 1932  Kansas City Missouri Police Badge. 

It measures 2.5 inch wide and is hallmarked BEST STAMP CO. , K.C. (1920-1940).

The back has an old style pin and the catch is in unaltered condition.
$149.99 Available

CPDB-1379 Maker Marked Kansas City Missouri USA KCMO Special Police 1926 Number 196

 

This is a hallmarked 2 x 2-1/4 inch concave pin back badge marked Best Stamp Co K.C. in near excellent condition. 
$129.99  Available

CPDB-137
Marshall Kansas City Five Point Star Marshall's Badge

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Marshall Kansas City Five Point Star Marshall's Badge.

This heavy nickel die-struck badge with black enamel letters and it is marked Pettibone Co. Cincinnati.   This is a old badge.    It is slightly vaulted.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 3 inches point to point.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some wear from age, as shown.

  SOLD

CPDB-37

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Jackson Missouri Special Police 6 pointed Star Badge

This heavy nickel die-struck badge with black enamel letters and no apparent maker mark. It is slightly vaulted and has simple spring pin closure.

This is a old badge.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 3 inches point to point.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some wear from age, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-64

Early Gilt Colpper Shield KCMO Police Shield Badge

This is a  2-1/2 x 2 Inch 1938 Dated OBSOLETE Kansas City Missouri Private Police Badge. 

The central shield is separately applied and there is blue lettering and has the low number "370". This is an overall view of the back of the badge. It has a simple pad applied hook catch.

Private police were employed as stockyard and strike breakers. They were not a law enforcement agency.

It has a BEST STAMP Co.K. maker mark.

The condition is near excellent throughout

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$349.99 Available

CPDB-54

Leroy Kansas Police Officer Shield Badge

This is a  1-1/2 x 2-1/2 Inch mid-20th Century OBSOLETE Leroy Kansas Police Officer Badge. 

The Kansas coat of arms central disk is separately applied. This is an overall view of the back of the badge.

There is a hinged round pin with safety rotor catch.

The condition is near excellent throughout

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$69.99 SOLD

CPDB-43

This is a  1 x 1-1/2 Inch 1930s Depression Era OBSOLETE Marion Pennsylvania Fire Police Badge. 

The central disk is separately applied and has the State of Pennsylvania coat of arms. This is an overall view of the back of the badge.

The pin is a separately applied safety rotor catch assembly with a 1936 patent number.

The condition is near excellent throughout

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$149.99 Available

CPDB-49

Middlebury Vermont Special Police Badge

This is a  1 x 1-1/2 Inch 1930s Depression Era OBSOLETE Middlebury Vermont Special Police Numbered Badge. 

The badge is numbered with a low number "9" on the central lozenge. This is an overall view of the back of the badge.

The pin is a separately applied safety rotor catch assembly with a 1936 patent number.

The condition is near excellent throughout

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$74.99 Available

CPDB-31

Pre-World War I Turn of the 20th Century Newark New Jersey Police Cut Out Numbered 320 Badge

This heavy nickel die-struck badge with separately applied numbers and no apparent maker mark. It is slightly vaulted and has hinged pin closure that is missing the simple hook catch.

This is a old badge, dating to the early 20th century.

Here is a view of the back. It measures 2-3/8 by 2-1/2 inches high.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some wear from age, and a missing hook catch, as shown.

  SOLD

CPDB-25

his is a very scarce 1-7/8 x 2 Inch OBSOLETE City of F Deputy Inspector blue enamel and gilt badge with belt clip.

 This is an overall view of the back of the badge holder.  It has an applied integral pin catch securing it to the holder.

The leather and metal clip has bee securely sewn to the back so I WILL NOT remove it to show the back of the badge.  No numbers or maker marks are apparent.

 The condition is near excellent throughout.

$399.99 Available

CPDB-55

This is an early to mid-20th century 2-1/8 x 2-3/4 Inch OBSOLETE City of New York Detective blue enamel and gilt die cast badge.

This is a difficult to find intact badge.

This is an overall view of the back of the badge. It has the typical thin lug NYPD integral pin catch connectors for using a safety pin to attach it to the uniform tunic. It has a JOHNSON N.Y NATIONAL maker mark stamped in the center of the back, just below the shield.

The condition is very good to near excellent with some routine wear to the deep blue enamel, as evident in the images.

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  SOLD

CPDB-34

This is an early to mid-20th century 1-7/8 x 2 Inch OBSOLETE City of New York Detective blue enamel and gilt CUT badge.

This is a difficult to find badge.

This badge was cut when it was taken out of service and crudely reassembled for collecting purposes many years ago.  It has a partial separately applied numbers (2_04) remaining.

This is an overall view of the back of the badge. It has the typical NYPD integral pin catch connectors for using a safety pin to attach it to the uniform tunic.

The condition is near fair, evident in the images.

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$299.99 Available

CPDB-05

Norwalk Connecticut City Police Department Badge

This die struck shield badge has no maker mark. It was hand stamped to apply the letters to the banners, and there are separately applied numbers 114 on the front.

This is a very old badge, dating to the early 20th century. It has had the hook replaced at one point, long ago.

Here is a view of the back.

The condition is near good to very good, with some tarnish from age, as shown.

$129.99 Available

CPDB-60

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Bureau of Police IDed City Department Badge

This die struck custom die shield badge with castle surmount has no maker mark. It has glossy black enamel banners and gilt letters on the front.

This is an old badge, dating to the mid 20th century (about WWII). The gilt badge measures approximately 2 inches in diameter.

Here is a view of the back with the pin up to show the engraving: COURTESY OF SUPT. HARVEY J. SCOTT. Police Superintendent Harvey J. Scott, was the city’s police chief for 13 years (1940-1952). On August 11, 1952,  was fired by Safety Director George E. A. Fairley for misconduct.

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

$499.99 Available

CPDB-44

River Forest Chicago Special Police Badge

River Forest Chicago Illinois Special Police Copper Numbered "191" Badge

This is a Roaring Twenties era OLD silver plate with separately applied copper number 191 Obsolete six pointed ball-end star badge.  It is maker marked MEYER-WENTHE CHICAGO

It measures 2-1/2 inches in diameter and it is deeply dished.  It has a pad applied simple spring pin on the back.

The condition is near very good, with wear to the plating, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-47

Rochester New York Police Sergeant Badge

Rochester Police Sergeant Two Tone Silver on Gilt Badge

This is an early 20th century silver central rank disk separately applied to an eagle surmount badge.  It has no maker marks.

It measures 1-1/2 by 2-3/8 inches high.  It has a hinged pin and drop-in style safety rotor catch on the back.

The condition is near very good, with wear to the gilt, as shown.

  SOLD

CPDB-13

Sacramento Police Superintendent of Traffic Badge

Sacramento Police Superintendent of Traffic Badge

This is a Post World War One HUGE OLD Silver and Enamel Obsolete SEVEN Pointed Star Sacramento California Superintendent of Traffic POLICE Custom Die Badge

It measures 3-1/8 inches in diameter and it is very deeply vaulted.  It has a pad applied simple spring pin on the back.

The condition is near excellent.

$699.99 Available

CPDB-15

Sterling Michigan Secret Service Police Badge

Sterling Michigan Secret Service Police 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.

This is a view of the back.  There are no maker marks.

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

The fastener is a safety pin closure.

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

$199.99 Available

CPDB-51

Topeka Kansas Lieutenant Wallet Badge

This is a mid-20th Century Topeka Kansas Police Lieutenant Silver on Gilt badge with two-piece construction featuring the state coat of arms on a separately applied central disk.

The gilt shows some wear from carry.  There is no number.

This is a view of the back.  There are no maker marks, however, this is a BLACKINTON design.

It measures 1-7/8 x 3 inches.

The fastener is an applied hinged pin and safety rotor assembly with a 1930s patent number.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$499.99 Available

CPDB-40

Topeka Kansas Detective Wallet Badge

This is a mid-20th Century Topeka Kansas Police Detective Numbered Wallet badge with two-piece construction featuring the state coat of arms on a separately applied central enamel disk.

The silver plate shows some wear from carry.  There is a stamped number "92".

This is a view of the back.  There are no maker marks, however, this is a BLACKINTON design.

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

The fastener is a simple wide wallet clip.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-38

Topeka Kansas Police Sergeant Badge

This is a mid-20th Century Topeka Kansas Police Sergeant badge with two-piece construction featuring the state coat of arms on a separately applied central enamel disk.

The silver plate shows some wear from carry.  It is not numbered.

This is a view of the back.  There is a script BLACKINTON maker mark.

It measures 1-7/8 x 3 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin with safety rotor closure.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-39

Topeka Kansas Police Corporal Badge

This is a mid-20th Century Topeka Kansas Police Corporal badge with two-piece construction featuring the state coat of arms on a separately applied central enamel disk.

The silver plate shows some wear from carry.  It is not numbered.

This is a view of the back.  There are no maker marks, however, this is a BLACKINTON design.

It measures 1-7/8 x 3 inches.

The fastener is a hinged pin with safety rotor closure.

The condition is near excellent, as shown.

$199.99 Available

CPDB-46

Totowa NJ Marshal Badge

This is an early 20th Century Boro of Totowa, New Jersey MARSHAL LOW numbered "34" badge with one-piece construction featuring the state coat of arms as part of the custom die.

The silver plate shows moderate wear from carry.  It is numbered "34".

This is a view of the back.  There are no maker marks apparent.

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

The fastener is a hinged pin, however the catch assembly is completely missing (it appears it was a simple hook catch).

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

  SOLD
CPDB-101 First Pattern Antique Trenton City New Jersey Die Struck POLICE Badge  This is a very early-20th Century era badge with vaulted one-piece construction featuring the City coat of arms, wreath and eagle.

The silver plate shows some wear from carry. There are separately applied numbers "43".This is a view of the back. There are no maker marks. It measures 3 x 1-1/2 inches. The fastener is a simple hinged pin and hook closure.

The condition is near very good, with tarnish and some wear from age, as shown.
 $999.99   Available

CPDB-10

First Pattern Trenton City New Jersey Badge

This is a very early-20th Century era badge with vaulted one-piece construction featuring the City coat of arms, wreath and eagle. The silver plate shows some wear from carry.  There are separately applied numbers "73".

This is a view of the back.  There are no maker marks.

It measures 3 x 1-1/2 inches.

The fastener is a simple hinged pin and hook closure.

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

$1,499.99 Available

CPDB-45

Wallington NJ Marshal Badge

This is an early 20th Century Wallington, New Jersey MARSHAL very LOW numbered "2" badge with two-piece construction featuring the state coat of arms on a separately applied central disk.

The silver plate shows significant wear from carry.  It is numbered "2".

This is a view of the back.  There are no maker marks apparent.

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

The fastener is a hinged pin, however the catch assembly is completely missing (it appears it was a simple hook catch).

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

$99.99 Available