|The pictures show a view of all (16) Small Old Elks B.P.O.E. Fraternal Lodge Items in this lot. There are a variety of items included here. The first is a token coin. It is made of aluminum with a gold finish. It has an elk on one side and a cathedral of church on the other. It is marked on the two sides as follows:|
ELKS KREWE OF ORLEANIANS
ST. LOUIS BASILICA
HISTORICAL GEMS OF LOUISIANA
MARDI GRAS 1766
Next is an octagon shaped pin. It has the Elks emblem and the Quincy, Massachusetts city seal. It reads as follows:
QUINCY LODGE OF ELKS #943
CITY OF PRESIDENTS
There is a pin in the shape of Florida and has a palm tree and the Elks emblem. It reads:
FLORIDA ELKS B.P.O.E.
There is a matching heart charm and stick pin. They both have the same applied Elks emblem. There is an old Elks key tag or fob. It has the Elks emblem and a place to engrave or stamp a name and address. This is the type of tag that would identify your keys if they were found. There is an unused and boxed Elks membership pin. It is made of sterling silver with a gold finish and a stone at the top.
There are three older lapel stud buttons in the shape of an Elk. The first one. is hard to see in the picture because it appears dark. It is made of lead and is a single piece. It could be a cufflink as well. There is a ball on on the back side. The second one has a screw back section. It has an enameled eleventh hour clock at the top and a red eye on the Elk. The third one is made of silver and also has a screw back section. One of the two red eyes is missing but it could be replaced. This one, including the back section is marked as follows:
PAT. NOV. 6, 1900
The other six items in this lot are old Elks post cards. Actually the first one has no address or stamp. It is a card that is filled out and signed notifying someone that they were elected to membership. It is dated February 10th, 1951 and was from the ''LOWELL LODGE NO. 87, B.P.O.E.'' of Massachusetts.
There are two matching postcards. They are both unused. They picture a colorful scene with Elk in a field and an Elk with the 11th hour clock and B.P.O.E.. These have some wear and one is a little dirty on the back. The other three post cards have buildings pictured. These are also used. Two have the same building. One is in color and one is black & white. The three cards are marked as follows:
B.P.O.E. HOME ROCKLAND, MAINE.
ELKS HOME, PARK STREET, GARDNER, MASS..
ELKS HOME AND AUDITORIUM, GARDNER, MASS..
To judge the sizes the coin or token measures 1-1/2'' wide. These items range from good to mint condition as pictured.