RARE ANTIQUE 1800s IMPROVED ORDER RED MEN VELVET BANNERS BADGES PANAMA STAMM WOW

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 21, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House
FOR SALE IS A COLLECTION OF 8 "IMPROVED ORDER OF RED MEN" FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION VELVET BANNERS/BADGES!!
I BELIEVE THESE TO BE CIRCA. 1860s-1880s (HOWEVER I AM NOT SURE....THEY COULD BE EARLIER)
THESE HAVE BEEN VERY WELL PRESERVED, AN IN GREAT CONDITION!!
VELVET STILL SOFT!! BADGE/RIBBON CLOTH STRANDS ON ENDS STILL IN TACT!!
ONE OF THE VELVET BADGES HAS A NAMEPLATE AT TOP THAT SAYS "SCHRIFT FUHRER" ANOTHER SAYS "SCHRIFTFUHRERIN"
ANOTHER NAME PLATE SAYS "UNTER-CHIEF"
ANOTHER ONE SAYS "GRENZ-WACHTER"
THE WRITING IS IN GERMAN AS CAN BE NOTATED!
SOME HAVE AN INDIAN HEAD ON THE METAL NAMEPLATE WITH THE INITIALS "U.O.R.M."
VARIOUS SYMBOLS ON THE VELVET BADGES, SUCH AS A PAIR OF KEYS, PAIR OF AXES WITH A BIBLE, PAIR OF ARROWS, A SINGLE ARROW (OR PEN...CAN'T TELL WHAT IT IS)
I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THESE BEFORE!!!! SO UNIQUE AND A WONDERFUL PIECE OF HISTORY!!
SOME OF THE BADGES ARE RED COLOR ON THE BACK.....SOME OF THE BADGES ARE BLACK COLOR ON BACK THAT SAYS "IN MEMORIAM PANAMA STAMM NO. 291"
PLEASE TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT PICTURES TO SEE EXACTLY WHAT YOU WILL BE RECEIVING, AND TO JUDGE CONDITION!!!
EMAIL W QUESTIONS!!!
THESE WILL BE PROFESSIONALLY PACKED/SHIPPED SECURELY!!!
GOOD LUCK BIDDING!!