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Three Cast Iron Odd Fellows Lodge Seals and a Grand Lodge Desk Seal

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1838
Sold for:
$98$80

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Three Cast Iron Odd Fellows Lodge Seals and a Grand Lodge Desk Seal, America, 19th/early 20th century, one with embossing plates reading "INTERIOR LODGE NO 9. PAWNEE CITY, NEB. INSTITUTED AUG. 1ST 1864." with all-seeing eye and sunrays above "I.O.O.F."; one with embossing plates reading "BROOKFIELD LODGE NO 161. I.O.O.F. MO." with heart and hand over "BROOKFIELD" in the center; and one with embossing plates reading "DE KALB LODGE NO 191. I.O.O.F. DE KALB, Mo." with all-seeing eye and sunrays above heart and hand and "FLT" in chain links in the center; and a desk seal with turned handle and brass stamping plate engraved "GRAND LODGE I.O.O.F. OF NEBRASKA" and "YORK" in the center, ht. to 11 in.
The Thomas and Audrey Metzger Odd Fellows Collection
Estimate $150-250


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Keywords

KALB, PAWNEE CITY, Embossing, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Odd Fellows lodge, Organizations, Paper art, Paper embossing

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