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Fraternal Mason's Sword by Armstrong
Maker: Fraternal Model: Sword
This sword is etched with the name "Luther McAfee Nellis" and has his initials scrimmed on the ivory grip. The ricasso is etched on one side "E.A. Armstrong/MGF.Co/ 300 Wabash Ave./Chicago, Ill." The company was bought out by Frank Henderson about 1894 until it failed in 1899. See pages 207-208 in "The American Fraternal Sword" by Hamilton, Marino & Kaplan. Around a crowned cross is the motto "be thou faithful unto death I will" and "give thee a crown of life". A Knights Templar sword with German made blade and silver plated attachments on the scabbard.
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Item # 11983 - Fraternal Mason's Sword by Armstrong
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