Post-Medieval 'Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes' Presentation Medallion and Case 020609

Post-Medieval 'Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes' Presentation Medallion and Case 020609
Post-Medieval 'Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes' Presentation Medallion and Case
Silver, 107 grams, 16 cm including case. Dated 1937. An award medallion, ribbon and pin in its original presentation case. The medallion bears a heater shield with monogram 'CP' in white and red enamel, surrounded by a blue-enamelled band 'JUSTICE TRUTH PHILANTHROPY' and outer wreath, surmounted by a crown with red enamel detailing. The ribbon is in dark blue with RAOB (Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes) monogram over GLE (Grand Lodge of England), above a buffalo's horns and cap with blue enamelled scroll '*PRIMO*'; to the lower edge is a bar with 'PRIDE OF DINNINGTON LODGE NO. 4176'. To the reverse of the medallion are silver hallmarks for Birmingham and 'C.U' maker's mark. The reverse is inscribed in capitals 'Presented to Clifford Tagg C.I. by the Pride of Dinnington Lodge no.4176 Raised on the 8 Aug.1937'. The lid of the case with silk lining is marked 'Manufactured for the R.A.O.B. G.L.E. by The usher Manufacturing Co., Jewellers, Silversmiths, Medallists, Vittoria Works, Vittoria Street, Birmingham'. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an Essex collection, UK

£80.00  
  

This item is accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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