Boston 1st issue police badge, circa 1853.
April 30, 1853
Boston Globe 12 Dec 1874 Silver badge Presented.
Boston Globe 17 Dec 1874 Kidder leaves fire department.
Boston Globe 16 Dec 1874 Kidder resigns.
Hyde Park Police badge No. 2 made of sterling with a gold overlaid star. This badge has a presentation on the obverse, “Presented to / B. F. Kidder / By the Members of Rough & Ready Steam Fire (S. F.) Eng. Co. No. 2 / Hyde Park Dec. 7, 1874.
Newton, Mass. Police Chief badge, sterling silver, hand engraved.
Obverse of badge showing T pin and fork catch. Fork catch has a patent date 1864 stamped on it and the badge maker hallmark is C. A. Twitchell & Co. 157 Washington St. Boston.
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