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San Francisco Police Corporal badge #964.   Issued to Cornelius F. Thornton who was appointed 1-31-1921.  Promoted to Sergeant July 17, 1933.

San Francisco Police Corporal badge #964, made by 
Irvine & Jachens. 3-2-23.  Sterling.  Issued to Cornelius F. Thornton who was appointed 1-31-1921.  Promoted to Sergeant July 17, 1933.

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San Francisco Police Corporal badge #648, made by Irvine & Jachens. Sterling.  Issued to  Archie E. Schmidt who was promoted to Corporal on Jan. 1, 1926 and was first  appointed  to the force April 13, 1914.  Presentation on reverse reads:  From Two Dear Friends.
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San Francisco Police Corporal badge #648, made by Irvine & Jachens.
Badge is Sterling.  Issued to  Archie E. Schmidt who was promoted to Corporal on Jan. 1, 1926 and was first  appointed  to the force April 13, 1914.  Presentation on reverse reads:  From Two Dear Friends.

San Francisco Police Corporal badge #56, made by Irvine W. & Jachens 2129 Market St. S. F.  Stamped sterling and dated 1-16-09.  
Made by  Irvine W. & Jachens 2129 Market St. S. F.  Stamped sterling and dated 1-16-09. 

San Francisco Police Corporal badge #56.  Worn by
Frank A. Fontana  Born 9 Oct 1870. 
He was appointed to the department on 9-13-1895.  The S.F. Call newspaper on Mar. 28, 1902 reports he passed the exam for Corporal and was appointed as such.  The same  newspaper on the 24 of November 1911 reports he was made a Sergeant .  He served 32 years when he retired and passed away shortly thereafter on 2 July 1927.

Made by  Irvine W. & Jachens 2129 Market St. S. F.  Stamped sterling and dated 1-16-09. 

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San Francisco Call      24 November 1911

Modesto News & Herald      8 July 1927

San Francisco Police Detective badge, jeweler made, circa 1880.

Extremely Rare San Francisco Police Detective badge, jeweler made, circa 1880.

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S.F.P.D. officer and photographer G. W. Blum created this collage of all City Marshal’s and Chief’s of Police from 1849 to 1911 when John F. Seymour was appointed Chief of Police.  Each photo is individually mounted followed by delicate and intricate ornamental filigree and text was painstakingly hand painted.

S.F.P.D. officer and photographer G. W. Blum created this collage of all City Marshal’s and Chief’s of Police from 1849 to 1911 when John F. Seymour was appointed Chief of Police in 1911.  Each photo was individually mounted, followed by delicate and intricate ornamental filigree and text that was painstakingly hand painted.
Dimension including frame 46” wide and 38” tall.

    San Francisco Police Officer Frank L. Tainter was appointed July 5, 1927 and was issued star #1214 which is dated 7-1-27 and made by Irvine & Jachens
    1068 Mission St. S.F. and marked sterling.  Frank was born in Napa California on January 25, 1898 and died May 3, 1961.

SF Chron Aug 12 1929 Article

San Francisco Chronicle
 August 12, 1929

SF Chronicle December 20 1929

San Francisco Chronicle
December 20, 1929

San Francisco Police Officer Frank L. Tainter was appointed July 5, 1927 and was issued star #1214 which is dated 7-1-27 and made by Irvine & Jachens
1879 Widows & Orphans invitation
San Francisco Police Star #264, made by Irvine & Jachens and dated 10-28-1913 on the reverse.  Issued to Patrick Walsh who was appointed Oct. 27, 1913.
San Francisco Police Star #1335, made by Irvine & Jachens and dated 9-1-1934 on the reverse.  Issued to Fred O. Borchers who was appointed July 24, 1933.
San Francisco Police Star #512, made by Irvine & Jachens and dated 6-12-1920 on the reverse.  Issued to John O’Leary who was appointed on June 14, 1920.

San Francisco Police Star #264, made by Irvine & Jachens and dated 10-28-1913 on the reverse.  Issued to Patrick Walsh who was appointed Oct. 27, 1913.

San Francisco Police Star #512, made by Irvine & Jachens and dated 6-12-1920 on the reverse.  Issued to John O’Leary who was appointed on June 14, 1920.

San Francisco Police Star #1335, made by Irvine & Jachens and dated 9-1-1934 on the reverse.  Issued to Fred O. Borchers who was appointed July 24, 1933. 

 

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San Francisco Police Sergeant badges, No. 77 both issued to Duncan Matheson who was appointed November 30, 1900 and rose to the rank of Captain of Detectives.

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San Francisco Chronicle November 4, 1929

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San Francisco Chronicle August 12, 1910

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San Francisco Call June 19, 1905
San Francisco Call February 22, 1908

San Francisco Call February 22, 1908

San Francisco Call June 19, 1905

Duncan Matheson
Patrolman to Captain of Detectives

 

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