Lot 87: FRAMED COLLECTION OF MASONIC MEMORABILIA Housed in two simple shadow box frames. Includes a signet ring; a photograph of a uniformed...
January 24, 2017
East Dennis, MA, USA
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FRAMED COLLECTION OF MASONIC MEMORABILIA
Housed in two simple shadow box frames. Includes a signet ring; a photograph of a uniformed Mason, purportedly Lucius D. Savage, who served in the Civil War with the 2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry; and a white waxed cotton apron with blue edging and monotone decoration of a compass and square. Also includes a white linen apron sans decoration; a compass and square medal marked "HTWSSTKS" on one side and "Belknap Chapter Dover N.H. Exalted March 2nd A.L. 5828 D. Lougee" on the other side; a solicitation of attendance to a meeting of the Belknap Chapter addressed to "Companion Lougee"; and three degree certificates dated 1830, 1832 and one illegibly dated. Frames 16.25" x 12.25" and 12.25" x 8.25".
Waxed cotton apron stained. Certificates toned, creased and faded. One certificate is very tightly rolled and is in poor, as-is condition.
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