This old postcard shows the humorous side of the rites and tradition of Freemasonry. A little boy with a large Masonic emblem around his neck is standing on a soap box and a little girl is sitting on the back of a billy goat. Th boy is about to cut loose the rope of the goat symbolizing her initiation into the Masons Lodge for Kids. A notice posted on the fence states; Rule 1 – A Mason Never Tells. Across the bottom of the postcard it reads; I’m going to make her a Mason too so she can’t tell on me. The Freemasonry emblems are on either side of the caption. It looks like the artist for this comical sepia tone image was Ryan. It was published by J.I Austen Co. of Chicago. It has correspondence on the back but no stamp or cancelation. I believe this is from the early 1900’s.
It measures about 3 ½” by 5 ½” and is nice condition with minor edge, corner and crease wear and soiling.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
Don't forget to check out the other antique and collectible paper items in our shop including advertising trade cards!
This will be shipped by USPS First Class Mail. Combined shipping with other items can be arranged. Foreign shipping will be determined by the receiving country. Please read our home page regarding payment options and shipping policies. Thank you..
6 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Enjoy the more than 2000 items that we have for sale in our shop then share your fun with a friend!
Wish List users often get special deals so check your Wish List now for a possible discount on the item you want!