Rare 1880s-1890s Knights Templar Captain General Bullion Shoulder Boards

Rare 1880s-1890s Knights Templar Captain General Bullion Shoulder Boards

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ARTIFACT: This is a pair of 1880s-1890s Knights Templar Captain General (Masonic) shoulder boards. Styled upon the ancient group of warrior-gentlemen who protected Christian travelers to the holy Land, the Knights Templar is a modern-day fraternal society under the umbrella of Masonry. The boards each feature a rooster, and are embroidered in bullion set against a field of green velvet.

VINTAGE: Circa 1880s-1890s.

SIZE: 1-3/4" height and 3-7/8" width each.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Green velvet embroidered in bullion and cotton/silk threads with silk backing.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical safety-style pin on each board.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a fraternal society collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBEX08 LAGEX3/11 SLAAEX4/16

CONDITION: 6 (Fine+): The boards are still intact but show a lot of wear at edges and there are some slightly balding spots on velvet; heavy tarnish on bullion.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.