Great Old 1880s Private Detective Badge from the Grannan Detective Bureau Company of Cincinnati Ohio
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Great Old 1880s Private Detective Badge from the Grannan Detective Bureau Company of Cincinnati Ohio

Code: pdpi01880gdb


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

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ARTIFACT: This is a Great Old 1880's Private Detective Badge from the Grannan Detective Bureau Company of Cincinnati Ohio.


Although the Bureau's home base was in Ohio, they were active all over the country, including the Wild West,  much like their rival the Pinkerton Agency. 

I have in my collection a Grannan badge that was found medal detecting in New Mexico! 

VINTAGE: 1880's.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/4" in height x 1-7/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel-plated nickel with painted lettering.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical safety-style pin.

MARKINGS:

THIS BADGE IS NOT 
SOLD TO ANYONE

1887

CINCINNATI
DETECTIVE
BUREAU

ITEM NOTES: This is from a detective and private investigator collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. KGGK21 LCDEX03/13/22 SCDEX05/06/22

CONDITION: 6+ (Very Fine): The badge has moderate wear, and may have had the pin repaired during the period of use.

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