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Presentation badge of Reno Barsocchini from the San Francisco Police Athletic League. Made by Irvine & Jachens and stamped Gold Filled.
Reno Barsocchini was a celebrity in San Francisco. A former baseball player with the San Francisco Seals in the 1930's, he met and became friends with Joe DiMaggio.
After baseball he was the owner of "Reno's" bar, downtown in San Francisco, and would run Joe's restaurant,
"Joe DiMaggio's Grotto" on Fisherman's Wharf,
San Francisco. On January 14, 1954 he was Joe's DiMaggio's best man at his wedding with Marilyn Monroe.
Reno Barsocchini leading newlyweds Marilyn Monroe and
Joe DiMaggio as they left the wedding ceremony.
Early San Francisco Police custom die belt buckle and pictured to the right is Lt. Frederick Esola wearing a similar buckle.
San Francisco Police Lt. Frederick Esola wearing custom die buckle.
San Francisco Police Sergeant star #11, made of sterling silver with applied 14k gold numbers. Circa 1886.
Back of San Francisco Police star #11 showing largt T-pin and Tube catch. Hallmarked J. C. Irvine 339 Kearny St. S. F.
Chaplain S. F. Police with the star of David atop the 10 commandments. 10k jeweler made.
SFPD star 85 made by Irvine & Jachens 1027 Market St. S.F. and dated 4-14-14 and issued to James W. Ray who was appointed April 13, 1914..
SFPD Bumper badge 85 Officer James W. Ray.
S. F. Chronicle June 6, 1934
San Francisco Special Police L. L. Chief's Office badge, made of 14k gold and Presented by Friends
Sept. 27,th 1930.
San Francisco Police Sergeant sterling Star 1208, made by Mario Sabatino Jewelry and issued to George V. Curtis who was appointed to the department
July 1, 1927.
San Francisco Police Inspector 14k gold Star 395, made by Mario Sabatino Jewelry and issued to Patrick J. Crowley who was appointed to the department August 16, 1920.
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