A Beggar's Bennison Badge.
A Beggar's Bennison Badge.
A Beggar's Bennison Badge.

A Beggar's Bennison Badge.

c. 1800 Scotland

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Beggar's Bennison.
An unmarked silver-gilt Badge, circa 1800, for the 'Order of the Beggar's Bennison and Merryland', a Scottish Gentleman's secret society that existed from 1732-1836.

For the history of the club, see: 'The Beggar's Bennison, sex clubs of Enlightenment Scotland and their Rituals', David Stevenson, published by Tuckwell Press, 2001.
Good with some wear to the high points.Minor knock to edge. Toned.
Dimensions
Height 4.40 cm (1.73 inches)
Width 2.90 cm (1.14 inches)
Weight 15.20g (0.49oz t)
Stock Code
O4386.
Medium
silver
Peter Cameron

Peter Cameron
Vault 57
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London
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