The elite and most secretive level of the Freemasons. An early example with full relief figure of a knight to the cross guard. Ebony grip with cross to the right side. 30" d.e. blade decorated 2/3 its length with jousting knights, encampment, castle, foliage and Masonic motifs including the cross in crown. Central owner's name panel, vacent. Forte with famed maker’s name, “Pettibone and Bros. Mfg Co.” Plated scabbard wit KT (Knights Templar) logo. Shows its age with scattered oxidation to the blade. Scabbard with plating loss and crack at the mid point.