Ext. Rare ca 1925 FIRST ISSUE Vermont Motor Vehicle Dept Inspector Badge VT State Police Predecessor
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Ext. Rare ca 1925 FIRST ISSUE Vermont Motor Vehicle Dept Inspector Badge VT State Police Predecessor

Code: pdga01925vti

$2,275.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a Extremely Rare ca 1925 FIRST ISSUE Vermont Motor Vehicle Dept Inspector Badge Vermont State Police Predecessor.


ARTIFACT Paragraph: Extremely rare ca 1925 FIRST ISSUE Vermont Motor Vehicle Department Inspector badge. The Vermont Motor Vehicle Department Inspectors were the only Statewide Motor Vehicle enforcement agency prior to the formation of the Vermont State Police and this badge is considered in direct lineage of collectable VT State Police badges, and THIS badge would be the FRIST badge in that collection. 

The Vermont Highway Patrol was formed in 1925, of 10 Motor Vehicle Inspectors, mostly on Motorcycles, and this circle cut out star shield shape badge was the FIRST badge worn by the department. 

It is estimated that there were never more than 37 Motor Vehicle Inspectors on Duty at one time prior to the formation of the Vermont State Police in 1947 under the Department of Public Safety, and more often the number was closer to 10-20 Inspectors.

VINTAGE: Circa 1925's.

SIZE: Approximately 2-3/16" x 1-7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel plated Nickel

ATTACHMENT: Vertical kick type pin with a tongue type C type catch.

MARKINGS: N/A

ITEM NOTES:  This is from a Police Badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDJJX19 LBBGEX04/19

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent-): The badge only has minimal wear and abrasions.

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