American, 20th century. Collection two Masonic Knights Templar swords in scabbards comprising of one created by M C Lilley & Co., Columbus, Ohio (circa 1923-1925) with etched decoration on blade with knights, armor and manufacturer, additionally marked for "William S. Chandler", ebonized wood pommel with armored knight at end, chain link connecting to hand guard with crown encircling cross, contained within a silvered sheath with cross and "IN HOC SIGNO" and VINCES"; the other made by Ames Sword Co, Chicopee Mass with etched blade ornamented in scrolled foliates, also reading "De Molay Commandery K.T.", and "Harry W. Farquhar", ebonized wood pommel with knight in armor at end, chain link connecting to cast hand guard with stars in triangular patterns and eagle. Farquhar sword approximate length in scabbard 36.5"
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