Medal, Fraternal (Odd Fellows)
A heart shaped brass enamelled medal. The medal features a blue enamelled badge around the edge and white and red enamelled letters at the centre. The medal is attached to a blue ribbon with thin red stripes near the edge by a simple suspension ring. The ribbon is topped by an ornate bar bearing an enamelled crest." INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODDFELLOWS MANCHESTER UNITY " is marked on the blue enamel band. "Presented / to / Bro. H. Mullon / Loyal Excelsior Lodge, M.U.I.O.O.F. / 1924 /" is marked on the reverse of the medal which is held in a presentation case. A series of makers marks are also evident on the reverse. The underside of the lid of the case is lined with silk which features now illegible maker's mark and " H D Mullon " handwritten repeatedly on it.
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