Mystic Illuminated Antique Ornate Masonic Templar Sword 1890s Knight Protector
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Mystic Illuminated Antique Ornate Masonic Templar Sword 1890s Knight Protector:
See Our sales for The Widest Variety Of High Quality Antique Fraternal & Masonic Swords! ANTIQUES ARE A GOOD INVESTMENT. THEY PROVIDE GREAT PLEASURE WHILE GROWING IN VALUE! WE WELCOME YOU TO CLASSICLITERATI sales Join us each week for a large and diversified selection of the finest in Masonic antiques and collectibles as well as many other fascinating items. We are a business run by Masons. Our clientele includes Masonic Museums, Libraries and individual collectors the world over. Always having been passionately involved in the study and documentation of Masonic Arts and Historical Artifacts, it gives us pleasure to feature Masonic Collectibles among our various sales and relish securing good homes for these most wonderful and beautiful cultural treasures of Freemasonry, thus helping to some degree to insure their survival and appreciation for generations to come. Magical Mystical Triangles!...Dynamic Warriors! PRESENTING A Circa 1890's-1900 SYMBOLIC HISTORIC ANTIQUE ORNATE SILVER, BRASS & ENAMEL MASONIC KNIGHTS TEMPLAR SWORD FROM ATLANTIC CITY! A DECORATIVE GENUINE ANTIQUE!...WELL CRAFTED! FROM HISTORIC ATLANTIC CITY FREEMASONRY! MANY YEARS AGO, THIS SWORD HAD BEEN DISPLAYED ON THE WALLS OF THE OLD (DEFUNCT) ATLANTIC CITY MASONIC TEMPLE! Below is an old photo postcard showing the huge Masonic Temple in Atlantic City when it still thrived as a Masonic institution. (The postcard is used solely to illustrate this ad and does not come with the Sword. This sale is only for the Sword & Scabbard). ANCIENT ESOTERIC ICONOGRAPHY! MYSTICAL TRIANGLES WITH RED ENANCEMENT! SUIT OF ARMOUR!.. KNIGHTS COAT-OF-ARMS! LARGE PROFOUND GLOWING CROSS! IT SHINES!...IT RADIATES FROM THE SOUL! SMOOTHE MIDNIGHT BLACK GRIP!...TRULY CLASSIC!! THE SCABBARD IS RICH IN HISTORIC DESIGNS! VIVID MAGICAL COLOURING! ANCIENT CROSS THROUGH CROWN! “IN HOC SIGNO VINCES!” WITH THIS SIGN SHALT THOU CONQUER!” IMPRESSIVE ICONOGRAPHY OF THE AGES! SECURITY!...SAFETY!...ASSURANCE! WARRIOR PROTECTOR! SPEAR IN HAND! THE SPIRIT OF THE LEGENDARY CRUSADES & TEMPLARISM! HISTORIC!...SYMBOLIC!...GENUINE! AN ETCHED SYMBOLIC SILVERY ROCOCO STYLE BLADE! CHIVALRY!...TRIUMPHANT TEMPLAR KNIGHT! SKULL & CROSSED BONES!...MORTALITY! THE GREAT KING!...BENEFACTOR OF CRUSADES! EXPRESSIVE ROCOCO POMMEL! HELMETED WARRIOR!...MYTHOLOGICAL GRYPHON! BY THE ILLUSTRIOUS "HENDERSON AMES COMPANY”! NATURAL HEIR TO THE "AMES SWORD COMPANY"! ENLIGHTENMENT & ILLUMINATION! OVER 100 YEARS OLD!...A TRUE PERIOD CLASSIC! A Great Collecting Opportunity! Visit Our Classicliterati sales Each Week For... Fascinating, Historic & Unique Collectible Treasures! Regarded by Collectors Worldwide as the Leading Specialist in Masonic, Knights Templar, Odd Fellows, Fraternal and other Secret Society Antiques & Collectibles! We also Feature Many Other Fascinating Collectibles from Throughout the World! We Treat You Like Royalty!!! KEEP CHECKING OUR CLASSICLITERATI sales! This is a Medieval styled Knights Templars Sword from circa the 1890's to early 1900's. We purchased this item quite a few years ago. It was part of a collection once belonging to Atlantic City's historic and defunct Masonic Temple. The Sword is very well made and it is attractive. However it is old and therefore has some age issues. The blade has areas showing residue of where pitting had been cleaned off. Because of the residue scarring, some of the designs are obscured. But the blade still is strong and it even has a nice sheen to it. The scabbard has the original owners name etched on it and there are two small holes in that area. We think that a small presentation plaque had been added to the scabbard, because this sword had once been displayed on the wall of the old Masonic Temple of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Other then some signs of common oxidation, the scabbard is solid and fine. One must understand that this item is over 100 years old and as such, cannot be mint. The sword has some fascinating elements. Some of the mounts are silver and others still retain their original brass colour tints. There is a gorgeous and ornately designed Jewel-like Enamel Cross in Crown. The middle Mount features the ancient Templar Warrior standing guard. The point of the blade is rounded so as to prevent injury. The name of the owner is etched there (and on the scabbard). The maker here is the famous "Henderson-Ames Company". When legendary Sword maker Frank Henderson united with the landmark historic "Ames Sword Company", the newly named "Henderson Ames Company" was born.Swords by “Henderson-Ames” often rivaled the best Swords by “M. C. Lilley & Co”, “The Pettibone Brothers”, “Horstmann of Philadelphia” and their old predecessor, “The Ames Sword Company”. A fabulous collector's Masonic Chivalric York Rite Sword. Here we have a strong appreciation of the Medieval age. Without doubt, a collectible Antique Masonic Chivalric York Rite Sword. This Sword in its Scabbard measures approximately 37 ¼ inches. Alone, the Sword is around 36 inches. And the Blade is about 28 ¾ inches. A Genuine Historical Masonic Memento. Do not permit it to pass you by. We regularly feature extremely attractive and also very rare, top quality antiques including among the finest in Fraternal and Masonic Swords and Historic Relics as well as many other fascinating items. Among our clients are Museums and Archives as well as many collectors the world over. Please keep checking our Classicliterati sales. We try to describe items to the best of our ability. Please ask questions before offerding. FREE SHIPPING IN USA. Payment is expected within 5 days of sale close. FOREIGN SALES: Shipping this item to another country requires that it will only be sent with full INSURANCE and TRACKING which is EXPENSIVE. International buyers should first ask about exact shipping costs. WE DO NOT SHIP TO any country where the import of this type of item is not permitted. Thank You. OURS IS A BUSINESS WHICH IS RUN BY MASONS. Our clients include Masonic Museums and libraries as well as private collectors the world over. Having always been passionately involved in the study and active documentation of Masonic Arts and Historical Artifacts, it gives us an extra special pleasure to also feature Masonic Collectibles among our various sales. We relish securing good homes for these most wonderful and beautiful cultural treasures of Freemasonry, thus helping to some degree to insure their survival and appreciation for generations to come. CHECK OUR sales EACH WEEK FOR A WIDE SELECTION OF THE FINEST MASONIC & FRATERNAL SOCIETY SWORDS, ANTIQUES & OTHER FASCINATING QUALITY COLLECTIBLES! ILLUMINATED MYSTIC ANTIQUE MASONIC KNIGHT TEMPLARS SWORD! Notice of Copyright Ownership Please be advised that ALL and ANY parts of this sale Ad are fully protected under the rules of International Copyright Law. Any unauthorized reproduction of any part or parts of this sale ad (text & picture) is in direct violation of the law as well as of rules. No part or parts of this ad may be reproduced without permission.