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422, Lot: 715. Estimate $100.
Sold for $95. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

UNITED STATES. Æ Triangular Medal (57x57x57mm, 35.40 g, 12h). Knight’s Templar Lodge issue. Maryland Commandry Centennial. Unsigned. Dually dated 1790 and 1890. Skull-and-crossbones surmounted by cross within triangular frame; MARYLAND below; all within double pelleted border inscribed KNIGHT TEMPLARS BALTIMORE.; MARYLAND COMMANDRY CENTENNIAL around; 1790 and 1890 in upper two angles / Thirteen-line inscription consisting of an extract of a letter, written April 20, 1814 by Archibald Dobbin, Recorder, regarding the lodge’s institution. See (for a history of the lodge). EF, attractive brown surfaces. Includes original suspension and original ribbon. Choice.

Purchased from Simmons Gallery, 9 February 2008.