May Militaria & Autographs Auction

KNIGHTS OF THE KU KLUX KLAN HERO CROSS

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Start price: $100

Estimated price: $200 - $300

Auction house commission: 25%

1Knights 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’. The back of the medal is marked ‘Hero Cross Presented by the Knights Of The Ku Klux Klan. Medal measures 1.25 inches square. Separate top bar above the medal with a thin horizontal pin back. Two-piece construction. Included in lot is the book, ‘Ku Klux Klan Tokens 1981’, by D.E. Birdsell, Research Associates, 1981, 40 pages.

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