Ca 1880's - 1890's Old West GHOST TOWN Fairfield Kansas Police Large Circle Star Badge by Liepsner
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Ca 1880's - 1890's Old West GHOST TOWN Fairfield Kansas Police Large Circle Star Badge by Liepsner

Code: pdwlb00003ks

$2,275.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a large circa 1880's - 1890's Fairfield, Kansas police circle star badge. The badge reads POLICE FAIRFIELD and shows a five-pointed star within a circle bearing a "1".


Fairfield Kansas was in Wabaunsee County, West of Topeka, from the 1870's to at least the early 1890's, but there is little historical record of the Town. 
There was also a Fairfield in Jefferson County, Northeast of Topeka, but that town likely did not exist past 1870. 

VINTAGE: Circa 1880's - 1890's.

SIZE: 2-1/4" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel-plated brass with painted letters.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal one-piece pin with "C" catch (pin is broken off and part is missing).

MARKINGS: H.C. LIEPSNER & CO. 

MAKERS 
KANSAS CITY MO.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Western police badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RONMEX10/95 LIEJX6/10 SLBBGEX07/11/21

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): Badge shows light abrasions and wear only but the pin is broken.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.