Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1264: Grouping of U.S. Border Patrol Insignia

Auction Date: September 11, 2021

Grouping of U.S. Border Patrol Insignia Including 75th Anniversary Medal Set and Pilot Wings

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Grouping of U.S. Border Patrol Insignia Including 75th Anniversary Medal Set and Pilot Wings

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1) Cased U.S. Border Patrol 75th anniversary commemorative medal set presented to Robert B. "Bob" Berryman by J. William “Bill” Carter, U.S. Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent (retired) and son of U.S. Border Patrol Commissioner and NRA president Harlon Carter (1913-1991). Per the accompanying letter to Berryman, Bill Carter states he knows of only two other individuals outside the Border Patrol who were presented the 75th anniversary medal set. These two other individuals were former U.S. Border Patrol Chief and Texas Congressman Silvestre Reyes and U.S. Coast Guard Commander Mike Farrell who served as Coast Guard Liaison Officer to the Immigration and Naturalization Service. 2) Gold U.S. Border Patrol Agent 75th anniversary commemorative badge. 3) Two U.S. Border Patrol uniform patches. 4) Set of three U.S. Border Patrol gold wings (basic, senior, and master). Provenance: The Robert B. “Bob” Berryman Estate Collection

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All items are excellent with the case to no. 1 having a broken hinge.



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