Great 1920's Dunellen, NJ Police Captain Badge. Rare Rank, 1st Police Captain Badge for the City
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Great 1920's Dunellen, NJ Police Captain Badge. Rare Rank, 1st Police Captain Badge for the City

Code: pdgnj10040cdn


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ARTIFACT: Great 1920's Dunellen, New Jersey Police Captain Badge featuring the State Seal of New Jersey in the center; two female figures Liberty on the left and Roman goddess Ceres on the right, three plows on a center shield to symbolize agriculture, and a horse head above for speed and strength. The badge is topped with a perched eagle carrying a banner reading: CAPTAIN" and below, letters reading: "DUNELLEN POLICE". Badge was manufactured as gold plated brass and nickel (seal), but repeated polishing gave it the lovely patina and light wear it displays now. Badge most likely dates to the mid-late 1920's (the Roaring 20's, especially in NJ!) when the newly formed Dunellen Police Department promoted its first Captains. A rare old piece of New Jersey Law Enforcement History.
For more information on the formation of the Dunellen Police Department and its first Captains visit: http://www.dunellenpd.com/faq3

VINTAGE: Circa 1920's

SIZE: Approximately: 3-1/4" x 2-1/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold plated brass and nickel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical kick pin with come under 'C' catch.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a police and law enforcement collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAEJX15 LEEJX4/15 SMDBJX09/19

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Badge shows polishing, light to moderate wear, much of the gold plating remains intact, overall lovely patina.

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