Book, THE POLICE CODE by Col. Sir Howard Vincent, 10th ed., London, 1899, small hardbound red covers, 226 pages
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Item # 36 $50 USD SOLD
Autograph, “Sir William Gull”, clipped signature. Physician to Queen Victoria and the royal family. Believed by some to be a suspect if not the JACK THE RIPPER.
Book, A POLICE CONSTABLE’S GUIDE TO HIS DAILY WORK by Supt. B. M. Gregg and J. C. McGrath, London: Effingham Wilson, 1912, 277 pages, hardbound gray covers.
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Item # 34 $150 USD
Autograph, “Sir Robert Peel”, clipped signature. Founder of the modern British police system. Circa 1830. In addition to Peel’s clipped signature, the frame includes a bronze commemorative medallion and a picture of Peel.
Item 33 $ 75
Special Constabulary members of police forces all over the U.K. wore items such as these as arm bands or sleeve bands during the time period of WW1. They did not wear a uniform but were usually given a truncheon, a duty armband and an identifying lapel pin. Pewter brassard on blue & white (horizontal striped) on-duty arm or sleeve band.
Item 32 $ 10
A 1934 police journal entitled, “The Detection of Crime” authored by, Walter M. Else & James Garrow.
Item 31 $ 225
This old baluster-style truncheon bears the VR cypher over her crest and the numeral “1” … lower is the word Pudsey. Pudsey is a market town in West (Riding of) Yorkshire near the City of Leeds.
Item # 30 $85 SOLD
A type of handcuff or restraint device commonly called a “come-along” or “scissor” cuff. Used in the 1920-1950 time period.
Item 29 $ 200
Truncheon, unknown …. need info