Great Old West ca 1900 Fort Morgan Colorado Police Badge
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Great Old West ca 1900 Fort Morgan Colorado Police Badge

Code: pwlb00019fmc

$2,275.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT:

This is a great Old West circa 1900 Badge from Fort Morgan Colorado, in the Circle Cut Out Shield style. 

A nice large badge at 2-3/4" in height x 2-3/16" in width. It is made of heavy stamped nickel with a nickel plating, supplied by noted Old West badge supplier Detective Publishing Company of Chicago (badges were actually manufactured by C. H. Hanson, but marked with this supplier's information). 

Ft. Morgan was founded in 1887, is the county seat of Morgan County, is about 70 miles NE of Denver, and is on the Overland Trail where it was established south of the ruins of an earlier Army Fort of the same name. 

VINTAGE: Circa 1900.

SIZE: large badge at 2-3/4" in height x 2-3/16" in width.

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

ATTACHMENT: Vertical kick pin with tongue-type 'C' catch

MARKINGS: DETECTIVE

PUBLISHING CO.
CHICAGO

ITEM NOTES: This is from a western and lawman badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months.  PFJJM21 LBBGEX06/09/22

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent): The Badge shows beautiful Circle Cut Out Shield and patina.

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