I.O.O.F. Sword - $145 (Roanoke)
The sword has a black and brass handle with IOOF on the hilt. The Scabbard is brass and both it and the sword are in very good condition.
Sword is early 20th Century, but pre-1923. It was manufactured by The Ames Manufacturing Company of Chicopee, Mass. They went out of business in 1923.
The blade is inscribed on one side "Oasis Encampment", on the other side- "J. C. Haywood". Mr. Haywood belonged to the IOOF Lodge in Brattleboro, Vermont in the early part of the 20th Century.
Asking price is: $145.00
Can be found in the display case in booth # 11 & 12 at:
Joe's Trading Post, Antiques, Collectibles
6024 Williamson Rd.
The shop is at traffic light, on the west side of the road, across from the Brookside Golf Club
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Wednesday -- Sunday 10AM to 5 PM
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