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Masonic Knights Templar Sword

28" spearpoint blade, .75" wide at ricasso, 35" overall length.  Carved ivory grip. Silver painted scabbard with masonic York Rite motifs and enameled cross.  Blade engraved with chivalric and masonic motifs with "Chas. T. Riley" dedication. Obverse ricasso marked with M.C. Lilley manufacturer's marking. Some evidence of gilt wash on blade.  

Condition:

Fiar. Blade shows some scattered oxidation with some gilt wash remaining.  Guard has a bronze patina overall with some silvered finish remaining in some areas. Ivory grip has a medium cream coloration and is free of major cracks and splits. Scabbard has a similar overall bronze patination with some silver paint remaining and most of enamel on cross worn away.

Estimate: $100 - $150
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$120
04/12/2019

 

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