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Item Details

Lot #125
DepartmentMasonic
Sold For$300.00(hammer price)
 $354.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJanuary 12, 2015

Description

MASONIC SUITCASE CONTAINING REGALIA
All purportedly belonging to Charles V. Stearns of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts or Charles B. Hopkins. Regalia items include a kepi, a bicorn hat, a baldric, a pair of gloves, a belt and an apron. Also contains a Master Mason certificate, a program for Easter Day and Ascension Day Services", a Masonic Trestle Board booklet, a postcard invitation to a 1903 meeting and a copy of the Standard Work and Lectures of Ancient Craft Masonry.... Suitcase made by the M.C. Lilley & Co., Columbus, Ohio. Height 11.5". Width 20.25". Depth 10.5"."

Condition

Contents in very good condition with no obvious mars or damages other than typical age and use. The suitcase has very minor wear with the most obvious on the leather handle.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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