John Wayne – Rio Bravo Sheriff Badge – No 12
John Wayne in Rio Bravo – Sheriff Presidio County, TX Badge story inside the box:
John Wayne was born Marion Mitchell Morrison on May 26, 1907 in Winterset, Iowa. He acquired his nickname “The Duke” from his childhood dog, Big Duke. His film career spanned 5 decades from 1926 to 1976. Throughout his career, he acted in, directed, or produced over 250 films. In Rio Bravo he portrays Sheriff John T. Chance who along with his deputies – a disgraced drunk and a cantankerous old cripple – must find a way to hold out against an evil rancher’s hired guns until the Marshal arrives.
Each high quality Old West replica badge is crafted out of brass and steel. They are double-stamped then silver plated. Next, each Old West replica badge is individually hand finished for a unique antique look. Bar pin style back.
Each badge is packaged in an old-fashioned style Kraft box with a story inside.
Size: approx. 3 1/8″ H
Available on back-order