Old NYC police badge hallmarked united insignia
Old NYC police badge hallmarked united insignia:
N.Y.C. police officer/patrolmanhallmarked United InsigniaBREAST BADGE(Obsolete)
This badge is an old, obsolete badge and does not represent any authority
Look at the pictures ... they tell you everything ....
I offer free shipping to anywhere in the world - with track number - and you'll have to sign for it upon receipt.
Although this is a old and obsolete badge ... Buyer's please check your local laws before offerding ...
Any questions ??? Feel free to ask .
Payment is expected within 5 days after the sale ends unless agreed otherwise before ...
I'm liquidating my proper collection. All in very good condition.
Hereby the text additional to the colored picture :
NEW YORK POLICE BADGES CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO ANY ADDRESS IN NEW YORK!
By placing a offer, you expressly agree to honor all United States Federal, State, County and City government laws regarding the possession of police badges. This offer is for collectors of Police badges and other law enforcement memorabilia.
All buyers agree that such item(s) will be used as a memento; in a collection for exhibit; for decorative purposes or dramatic presentation and not for the purpose of identification of any law enforcement personnel having police powers or authority.
You may only offer or purchase if you agree to these terms.
NOTE: I will NOT ship New York police badges to the State of New York or California badges to the State of California unless you provide documentation as an active duty peace officer, an honorably retired peace officer, or a department shipping destination.
Title 18 United States Code § 716
§716. Public employee insignia and uniform
(1) knowingly transfers, transports, or receives, in interstate or foreign commerce, a counterfeit official insignia or uniform;
(2) knowingly transfers, in interstate or foreign commerce, a genuine official insignia or uniform to an individual, knowing that such individual is not authorized to possess it under the law of the place in which the badge is the officialinsignia or uniform;
(3) knowingly receives a genuine official insignia or uniform in a transfer prohibited by paragraph (2); or
(4) being a person not authorized to possess a genuine official insignia or uniform under the law of the place in which the badge is the official insignia or uniform, knowingly transports that badge in interstate or foreign commerce, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 6 months, or both.
(b) It is a defense to a prosecution under this section that the insignia or uniform is other than a counterfeit insignia or uniform and is not used to mislead or deceive, or is used or is intended to be used exclusively?
(1) as a memento, or in a collection or exhibit;
(2) for decorative purposes;
(3) for a dramatic presentation, such as a theatrical, film, or television production; or
(4) for any other recreational purpose.
(c) As used in this section?
(1) the term ?genuine police badge? means an official badge issued by public authority to identify an individual as a law enforcement officer having police powers;
(2) the term ?counterfeit police badge? means an item that so resembles a police badge that it would deceive an ordinary individual into believing it was a genuine police badge; and
(3) the term ?official insignia or uniform? means an article of distinctive clothing or insignia, including a badge, emblem or identification card, that is an indicium of the authority of a public employee;
(4) the term ?public employee? means any officer or employee of the Federal Government or of a State or local government; and
(5) the term ?uniform? means distinctive clothing or other items of dress, whether real or counterfeit, worn during the performance of official duties and which identifies the wearer as a public agency employee.
(d) It is a defense to a prosecution under this section that the official insignia or uniform is not used or intended to be used to mislead or deceive, or is a counterfeit insignia or uniform and is used or is intended to be used exclusively?
(1) for a dramatic presentation, such as a theatrical, film, or television production; or
(2) for legitimate law enforcement purposes.
(Added Pub. L. 106?547, §3(a), Dec. 19, 2000, 114 Stat. 2739; amended Pub. L. 109?162, title XI, §1191(a), Jan. 5, 2006, 119 Stat. 3128.)