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19th Century Fraternal Masonic Bee Hive ? MacKellar
F1030
4 x 5.5 pica ( 5/8 x 7/8 )
The bee and the hive have long been symbols of industry and regeneration, wisdom and obedience, with a place in Egyptian, Roman and Christian symbolism. The hive is often seen in Masonic illustrations of the 18th and 19th century.

Solid foundry cast alloy with electrotype copper face.

No foundry identification marking.

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