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c1890 Masonic Pyrite Pendant (on hand for scale)
c1890 Masonic Pyrite Pendant (on black background)
c1890 Masonic Pyrite Pendant (backside)
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c1890 Masonic Pyrite Pendant

c1890 Masonic Pyrite Pendant (on white background)
c1890 Masonic Pyrite Pendant (on hand for scale)
c1890 Masonic Pyrite Pendant (on black background)
c1890 Masonic Pyrite Pendant (backside)
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An unusual Victorian era Masonic fob built in vulcanite (an early thermoplastic made from rubber), with enamel detailing, and six pyrite orbs set on the face. The reverse has the letters "ORC" for the Order of Railway Conductors, a labor union started in 1868. Dates to c1890.

Materials

Vulcanite, Enamel, Gold Filled, and Pyrite

Date

c1890

Condition

Fair. Vulcanite is cracked on the front, but secure. Enamel losses.

Size

Diameter: 1"