Beautiful gold overlay on sterling silver presentation badge. Enameled engraving around the border adds to the appeal of this Wheeling, West Virginia badge presented to Porter Smith. Circa 1885.
Wheeling Daily Intelligencer February 17, 1885
Birth: 6 Aug 1841 New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, USA
1880 Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, USA
Death: 22 Aug 1922 Erie, Ohio, USA
Civil War Record of Porter Smith
Custom Die 14k gold presentation Chief of Police badge for Fred Henry Frazier.
See article below on presentation.
26 May 1919
Presented to Chief of Police Fred H. Frazier by The Police Department Dec. 25th 1919.
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