Sterling Silver Badge NEVADA STATE PARK COMMISSIONER Not Police

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VINTAGE BADGE - STERLING SILVER - NEVADA STATE SEAL

ISSUED TO THE NEVADA STATE PARK COMMISSIONER

HALLMARKED: ED JONES & COMPANY - OAKLAND CALIFORNIA - STERLING . . JONES IS AN EARLY MANUFACTURER OF POLICE AND FIRE BADGES, SINCE 1897, WHEN HE WAS LOCATED AT HIS MOTHER'S HOUSE (853 40TH STREET, OAKLAND CALIFORNIA). FROM 1906-1923 ED JONES HAD MOVED TO 906 BROADWAY IN OAKLAND. FOR A PERIOD OF TIME JONES WAS ON 16TH STREET OAKLAND.

BADGE MEASURES ONE AND THREE QUARTERS INCHES TALL AND HAS WORKING PIN / CLASP - - SHIPPING INCLUDED - UNITED STATES

INFO OBTAINED VIA DWGT.NET: Nevada's name comes from the Spanish word meaning "snow clad"--a reference to the snow-covered peaks of the Sierra Nevada. The discovery of the Comstock Lode, a massive deposit of silver, in 1859 brought many fortune seekers. Statehood followed shortly afterwards in 1864, when Nevada was admitted as the 36st state. Nevada is in a mountain region that includes semiarid grasslands and sandy deserts, and is the most arid state in the nation. Nevada's two main cities, Las Vegas in the South and Reno in the North, attract fortune seekers from around the world hoping to strike it rich in the many casinos located there. The largest city is Las Vegas and the capital is Carson City (near Reno), and the state flower is the sagebrush. Nevada is also known as the Silver State.

From census 2000 and 2010: The Nevada state population was 1,998,257 in 2000 and 2,723,322 in 2010, with over half of the people living in and around Las Vegas. Nevada covers 109,826 square miles, and had a density of 24.6 persons per square mile. 26.5% of the population was of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 8.1% of the population was of Black or African American origin, and 7.2% were of Asian origin. Nevada grew 66.3% between 1990 and 2000, and 35.1% between 2000 and 2010.

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