Here is an absolutely
pristine and very rare Scottish Past Masters Masonic Jewel with elaborate
silver-gilt and enamel suspension fob and a gold thistle dress pin.
This magnificent jewel comprises: a
large, stone-set (probably cairngorm or dark topaz), engraved compass jewel of
very heavy, 9K gold, fully stamped for BIRMINGHAM 1918 with maker's hallmark
TLB. The inscription reads: BROTHER A.W.TRAILL, R.W.M. 1927-1929.
a fantastic central silver-gilt and enamelled suspension section fully stamped
for BIRMINGHAM 1928 and maker's mark E & FB. The front inscription reads:
LODGE No: 77, St Regulus, CUPAR (Scotland).
Also shown is a beautifully engraved gold 'thistle' dress stick pin. This pin
was used to attach the jewel to the Brothers lapel or coat. It has no gold
stamp but is at least 9K gold.
This jewel is in mint condition
and came in its own contemporary presentation case with seller's stamp
Watchmaker & Jeweller, J L BROWN, St Catherine Street, CUPAR, FIFE.
SIZE (Gold Jewel): approx. 55
mmx 48 mm (longest and widest points)
SIZE (Enamel Suspension Panel): approx. 58 mm x 29 mm
SIZE (Gold Dress Pin): approx. 60 mm x 38 mm