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Badge/ tag

Badge/ tag
Title
Badge/ tag
Date 
1900-1940
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
1 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/8 in.
Description 
A brass plate shaped like a sheriff's shield, with an oval cut out of the top section over the engraved number "42".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3341
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group