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    James Arness "Gunsmoke" Badge. On the air from 1955 to 1975, "Gunsmoke" still stands as the longest-running prime time drama in the U. S., and James Arness played Marshal Matt Dillon throughout its 20-year run, the longest uninterrupted period any actor has played the same role in the same show in prime time. This U.S. marshall's badge was one of several worn by Arness on the show, and was acquired from the CBS archives. It is in Excellent condition, with the initials "J.A." and "CBS" etched onto the back. A wonderful and unique piece of TV history.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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