April Militaria & Autographs Auction

AMERICAN FRATERNAL HERO CROSS

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Start price: $100

Estimated price: $200 - $300

Auction house commission: 25%

Knights of the Ku Klux Klan 1866 – 1915 Hero Cross medal, depicting Confederate general and early Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest at center, beneath a Klan hood emblazoned with the label ‘duty’. This particular medal is marked ‘Hero Cross Presented by the Knights Of The Ku Klux Klan (Inc) AUTHORITY OF WILLIAM JOSEPH SIMMONS IMPERIAL WIZARD’, made by ‘Whitehead & Hoag Co Newark N.J.’, separate top bar above the medal with a thin horizontal pin back. Two-piece construction.

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