Seller: cherokeeroy (1,419) 100%, Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 193064975516 As settlers of the west became the targets of Indians, bandits and thieves, they needed someone to protect them. The Sheriffs were the principal keepers of order in the western territories and usually fit into one of two categories, the quick or the dead. Each high quality Old West replica brass badge is crafted out of brass. They are double-stamped then antiqued. Next, each badge is individually hand finished for a unique antique look.