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US: Brith Abraham Jewish fraternal order bronze medallion for 1913 convention in Buffalo; maker-marked (unclear); weight: 44.6g. Clasp w/label "Convention 1913 Buffalo, N.Y." chain
Item code: 0130544

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US: Brith Abraham Jewish fraternal order bronze medallion for 1913 convention in Buffalo; maker-marked (unclear); weight: 44.6g. Clasp w/label "Convention 1913 Buffalo, N.Y." chained to medal w/round celluloid device & leg. "U.S. Grand Lodge Order Brith Abraham", dates of institution etc. (Feb 32(!)), interlaced triangle w/Abraham about to sacrifice Jacob. Founded NY 1859; originally limited to Reform Jews; organized in lodge system & provided fraternal benefits. This convention (25 May 1913) was order's 27th w/1200 delegates from all over US; 'Grand Master', Leon Sanders, reported membership of 138,000; closed in 1927.