Masonic badge in openwork gold, set with table cut garnets and an oval surround decorated with emblems of Freemasonry: viz, level, trowel, gavel, hammer, square and compasses, plumb rule, pillars with sun, crescent moon, Volume of the Sacred law. On the back a brooch-pin.
- Made in: England
- (Europe,British Isles,England)
- Height: 2.3 centimetres
Text from catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift (Gere et al 1984) no 339:
A comprehensive collection of masonic badges is at Freemason's Hall, London (see Tudor-Craig 1938)
22 February 1994
Jan.1984 Req.21727:Gold:slightly tarnished.CRE July 1991:as above.CRE 22.2.94 Req.54543:as above.PMP
Jan.1984 Req.21727:tarnish removed by bristled brushes and Hotel silver dip (acidified thiourea).Washed in tap water.Dried through acetone.CRE July 1991;as above.CRE 22.2.94 Req.54543:Tarnish removed using Goddards hotel silver dip applied using cotton wool swabs. Rinsed with distilled water / solvent on cotton wool swabs.Polished using Goddards long term silver cloth.Brushed with a soft brush.PMP
Prehistory and Europe
- HG.717 (masterlist number)
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Object reference number: MCT1974
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