Yorkist Rite Masonic short sword - 1920's

length: 25 3/4"
blade: 20"
blade width: 1 1/8"
grip and pommel: 5"
guard: 4 1/2"
weight: 1 lb 11.6 oz

Made by Bannerman's militaria supply in the mid-1920's, this short sword is associated with the Yorkist Rite Masonic temple. Blade is blunt edged, showd some minor nicks from use as a film or theatrical prop (as happened with many antique and fraternal swords in the Golden Age of Hollywood).