East Sussex Constabulary Uniform Button

East Sussex Constabulary Uniform Button

Black composite material, 24mm diameter. A circlet inscribed East Sussex Constabulary. In the centre, on a horizontally striated background, the shield of the arms of Sussex:-six martlets with a Saxon crown above.

This example with the backmark Jas. Grove & Sons Halesowen.

East Sussex Constabulary existed 1840-1943 and 1947-1968. Amalgamated with other local Sussex forces 1943-47 to form Sussex Combined Police. The smaller forces were reformed 1947, then amalgamated again 1968 to form Sussex Constabulary. (Titled Sussex Police from 1974).

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