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Lot 1130
First half 20th century
Hat with label: M. C. Lilley & Co.
Comprising a coat with embroidered red cross on each sleeve, a red leather belt with tooled stamped design and four crosses in stars medallions, a buckle with Latin motto "In Hoc Signo Vinces" [In this sign you will conquer], and a beaver bi-corner hat with white ostrich feather plume, 4 pieces
Neck to hem: 38"; Shoulder to shoulder: 16"; Shoulder to cuff: 22.75"; belt: 37"; Hat band: 21"


Overall good condition with rubbed wear throughout. The coat with scattered lost stitches, two missing buttons, and shredding to the lining of the interior pocket. The belt with oxidation, drying, and cracking to the leather and tarnishing to metal. Losses to the red enamel on the bet. The hat with rubbed wear and losses to the beaver skin and may need to be bent back into shape.

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A York Rite Knights Templar outfit

Estimate $80 - $100May 5, 2019