This very rare Reno Patrol Police patch dates back to the 1940’s.
City of Las Vegas Police Detective badge #7, sterling silver and made by Irvine & Jachens S. F.
Nye County Mercury Division badge #24 circa 1951.
Within the Nevada Test Site is the closed town of Mercury, populated by employees of the Atomic Energy
Commission. In the 1960’s the population had grown to over 10,000 residents. One of the rarest badges known.