New York Police Detective Sergeant badge #40 first worn by Detective Sergeant Weinberg and then by Detective Sergeant James McGuire.
NYPD Municipal Detective badge made of stering silver. This style was used from 1870-1872.
N.Y.P.D. 1st issue Captain badge of Galen T. Porter which resides with the New York Police Museum. Made of sterling silver. Note: There are a couple of cheap copies that have been making the rounds for well over 20 years. They keep popping up in auctions. They are chemically aged and have a funny look. Buyer Beware.
This is a picture of one of the cheap copies of the Galen T. Porter badge.
Fancy presentation police baton, carved ivory and decorations and 14k gold inlaid presentation shield: Presented to Serg’t. Archie McCallum By his Friends Dec.r 7th 1905. McCallum was assinged to Brooklyn and rose to the rank of Lieutenant.
Richmond Co. (Staten Island) Police Sergeant badge. Metropolitan era.
11 July 1914 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
22 July 1913 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
02 September 1933
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
29 July 1914 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
30 January 1936
New York Times October 28, 1882
New York Times December 27, 1884
As of 1875 there were four New York Municipal Police Inspector’s, Dilks, Thorne, McDermott and Spieght.
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