Sold at James D, Julia Inc. auctions in fall of 2006, here is one of the rarest Masonic All Seeing Eye’s seen on a John Ulrich model 1873. Both sides of the rifle on the fwd panels, centered in the center of a geometric diamond pattern “CROSS” is an “All Seeing Eye”
What makes this exceptionally unique is that this is the first time a “Masonic Eye” of such is on a documented signed gun my John Ulrich. But to not have been noticed until now for what the symbolism factually is representing is amazing because this is not hidden and can be seen for exactly what it represents with Freemasonry.
Pictured above you can see a traditional Masonic stepped pyramid in plain sight, where often its seen as a partial scroll on several documented Ulrich works on Winchesters!
Thomas Winchester<<<<<CLICK ON THE LINK TO OPEN PDF DOCUMENT WITH IMAGES!
An Amazing rediscovery has been made from a very unique, undocumented Ulrich family custom engraved Winchester rifle. Featuring a Masonic Flower with an All Seeing Eye in the center of the flower. Where this exact design can be traced through the association of Herman Ulrich and his family with the American Banknote Company that was originally founded in 1795. But this design has evidence that predates the design prior to 1795 by the Philadelphia engraver Robert Scot who founded the American Banknote Company.
Pictured above is the Eye in the Masonic flower found a gentleman’s rifle, who requested help with identification of his rifes engraving on the Facebook site “Winchester Lever Action Rifle Collectors” group. The seal on the right is a fob seal that was unearthed by a professional metal detectorist Leighton Harrington in Boston Massachusettes, where a study dated his relic find between 1791-3 by John Vallance and James Trenchard. Trenchard engraved the first US Great Seal Eagle in his famous Columbia magazine in 1786 for the public to see the national coat of arms for the first time publicly, but its not an Eagle! The early US bird were manilpulated as the fire birds! Trencherd left America for England to never return in 1793 to carry out US Guild art work in the UK. Makers marks, dates of both Vallance and Trenchard date Mr. Harrington’s seal being made prior to 1793 and not before 1791 when Vallance came to America from Scotland. This is the first time in US history that a Winchester engraving design can be traced back through the American Banknote Company to the founder of that company, Robert Scot. Who was the offical US Mint engraver and Great Seal maker who was behind all conspiracy controversy with the US National Coat of Arms history associated to Freemasonry today.
Read the document on the link provided and see the rare makers marks of Rudolph Ulrich, his father Conrad and what is believed to be also his brother Johns letter initial mark. Zoom in and see the Harrington All Seeing Eye in the Flower, perfectly preserved after being in the ground for well more than 100 years!
Adam Ernst, one premier late 18th & early 19th century flint lock, long rifle makers. Shows early American Masonic Freemasons Ciphers. You will see three different cipher grid designs on the stock and a simple xxxx cipher grid on the side plate. These designs are seen on the two Joseph Wright, US Mint’s 1792 George Washington Indian Peace Medals. My other posts shows the grid on GW’s boots and jacket. This Masonic secret writing, art history has be lost to the gun collecting community. My new Winchester Firearm’s “Esoteric” symbolism book will cover Masonic Pig-pen ciphers in-depth, when it will be published and released this summer!
Photographs courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, USA, http://www.jamesdjulia.com.
EXTREMELY FINE ADAM ERNST YORK COUNTY RELIEF CARVED FLINTLOCK RIFLE. SN NSN. This rifle has a 44-1/4” full oct bbl signed in script: “A. Ernst”. The butt diam is 1.75″. The initials “F.S.” are engraved on the lockplate in small script letters. Kindig speculates these are the initials of Frederick Sell, one of the very great master gunsmiths. In his opinion this superb rifle proves Frederick Sell worked for Adam Ernst. Many of the rifles’ details reveal Sell’s hand in its’ creation. There is unusually fine relief carving to the rear of the ramrod entrance pipe, forward of the patchbox, and to the rear of the bbl tang, beautiful relief carving covers practically all of the cheekpiece side of the stock. The carving is majestically designed and beautifully executed in the rococo style, quoting Kindig it is “Kentucky Rifle carving at its best”. Beautiful curly maple stock carries 12 engraved solid silver inlays including the half-moon on the cheekpiece that is typical of Ernst’s work. The patchbox has five piercings. Most areas of the patchbox are covered with fine engraving which is extremely strong, well executed, and well designed. A unique feature of the patchbox is its release hidden within the engraving design of the upper patchbox sideplate. It is interesting to note this same patchbox release feature is present on the lower panel of the signed ”Friderick Sell” rifle offered for sale in this auction. Around the rear screw of the sideplate is the engraved embryonic bird found on many York County Kentuckys. The well defined high comb contributes to the architectural superiority of this rifle. The cheekpiece side of this rifle is covered with unusually well designed “C” scrolls and cross hatching. Adam Ernst was working in York County, Pa. in 1838, prior to which time he was listed as a gunsmith in Berwick Township, Adams County from 1805-1811. Adam Ernst’s work varies in design, normally featuring a beautifully scrolled trigger with piercings to the rear as present on this rifle. The silver half-moon inlay on the cheekpiece is unique when compared to those found in the same position on rifles by other makers. The face on the moon is engraved with distinct human features. This appears to be the very same rifle pictured on plate #158 of Kindig’s long rifle series book: “Thoughts on the Kentucky Rifle in its Golden Age”. Accompanied by a copy of a 1972 letter from Joe Kindig III to the consignor’s father describing the rifle as “the finest example of this gunsmith’s work extant” with a fair market value of about $11,000. PROVENANCE: Purchased directly from Joe Kindig Jr. Rifle has remained with the consignor’s family since that time having never been offered for sale nor displayed. CONDITION: The rifle is in remarkably good condition throughout showing only normal and expected age related wear. There is one 3“ by 3/8” wood repair on the right-hand side behind the nosecap and another 1-1/4” by 1/4” sliver wood repair along the bbl on the left hand side forward of the sideplate. A small 1/2” piece of wood is missing to the left of the bbl tang. Appropriate for the most advanced Golden Age collection! 4-40323 RG2 (45,000-65,000)
1792 George Washington Indian Peace Medal Located at the Woolaroc Museum
Since having been published with the American Numismatic Society’s prestigious “Colonial Journal”. Many new advancements in the study have been made and these finds taking on a whole new meaning with the study of these exceptionally rare medals.
But the hallmarked “JW” Joseph Wright, two rediscovered medals in the last few years are the King’s of US Government early medals and the earliest known surviving hand engraved US Mint relics. Joseph Wright, the first appointed US Mint engraver, also an accomplished painter and sculptor did into the very first year of his appointment at the Mint from a yellow fever epidemic.
Over the last two years, in-depth research on Masonic Guild engraving has come to a fruition in the identification of the most basic esoteric engraving methods of incorporating written messages in the engraving art. THIS MAJOR FIND ON THE ONLY TWO JOSEPH WRIGHT MEDALS SEEN, AUTHENTICATES THEM AS REAL PEACE MEDALS!
Better known a Masonic Pig Pen Ciphers and Tic-Tac-Toe Ciphers where records of this system have been found which go back to at least the 18th century. Variations of this cipher were used by both the Rosicrucian brotherhood and the Freemasons, though the latter used it so often that the system is frequently called the Freemason’s cipher.
Both the Joseph Wright medals contain and intricate cipher system that is cut into the cross hatching of George Washington’s arms and legs. The reverse side of the medals have another variation of ciphers in the arrow feathers and only on the Wright, NY medal. Do we see the cipher grid on the birds tail feathers. Original a few year back, when the study was conducted. The research on reverse sides had me believing the ciphers were a variation form of the ancient Celt writing called ogham. Now I personally believe that these ciphers may have in fact originated from the evolution of the ogham writing system with who ever created these ciphers.
Below you can clearly see the tic-tac-toe grid and marking of some sort in the checkers: Zoom in and see that the grids were manipulated with symbols. The pigpen cipher uses graphical symbols assigned according to a key.
These methods of secret writing are “WAY MORE COMMON” than you know. The Philadelphia engravers have done many ciphers as such on other art they created. Recently, dozens of historical Winchester Firearms have been found having these same identical style of cipher grids. When you add it all up, we are dealing with secret messages that regardless of what they could or would say. Finding these ciphers make any relic of such or on weapons and even if its found in a painting. The cipher makes the relic or art a “DOCUMENT” and this basic identification of Ciphers found on many Masonic Guild Art has been over looked by academic scholars and auction houses since the founding of this nation. Other than the knowledge and art being passed down to apprentices and Winchester Firearms engravers, continued to place ciphers on their highly engraved rifles into the early part of the 20th century by the Ulrich engraving family.
Recently, important Pennsylvania long guns have been seen with these same basic style of cipher grids. What is absolutely known as fact is that the two Joseph Wright medals have these simple Freemasons Cipher grids that set them apart from even the most elaborate George Washington Indian Peace medal called the Red Jacket medal. The two Joseph Wright medals are the most important, historically significant US Government medals in US History!
Not often do I get excited about finds dug from the ground. But recently, Mr. Leighton Harrington posted a seal he had no idea what he found until I contacted him!
Mr. Leighton Harrington who is a dedicated metal detectorist for decades had found a very special relic indeed. One that “I PERSONALLY CONSIDERED MORE IMPORTANT THAN ANY GEORGE WASHINGTON INAUGURAL BUTTON!” The GW buttons are New England and the South’s most sought after prizes that less the 1200 are known to exist.Being an original Scot Guild hand cut seal, its more important than ANY stamped Washington Button! I reference GW buttons because they are the Holy Grail of relics metal detectorists want to find!
Cut Letters MJ or MP on carnelian, the same stone set in George Washington’s fobs. Engraved by the Student John Vallance, under Robert Scot and James Trenchard. Scot and Trenched are known for engraving All the government US 1st, Great Seals and State Seals. The engraved all the George Washington button dies and Scot was the secret Jacobite sent to America to head the entire infrastructure with art in America as a President of the Guilds internationally for America.
Below is George Washington’s original US Great Seal that he officially never used! My guess because it was too perfect and is located at Mount Vernon today. What is know is Vallance with Scot and Trenchard cut this seal from my vast image studies. Vallance was the main student engraver apprentice and thats known because of his Makers mark the is ESOTERIC! Fused into the art design so the average eye would not see, other then other engravers who were part of the guild taught this art. The very point of the branch, if you blow this image up, you will see the perfect cut “V”. This has been confirmed by a dozen engravings documented to Vallance that he did use a J and V to identity the location of areas he worked on an engraved piece of art.
Who is Vallance? He was a Scottish and he came to America, under the guilds as a student. He is best known for the his Map engraving of Washington DC. The one y0u always hear about with Conspiracies with masonic maps of the streets of the cities design. Except it was Robert Scot who commissioned the piece, but Vallance did the work with a man named Thackera. Bring us to the makers marks on the Masonic Flower seen on many engravings by the guild! But not hand cut, or the hand cut engraving plates by them. The Seal shows a JT on the seal, it could only be Thackera the son in-law of James Trenchard or it was Trenchard himself. My honest opinion is was an early piece with James before he left to England in 1793 to never come back to America.
BELOW GEORGE WASHINGTONS PRESIDENTIAL GREAT SEAL CALLED THE DORSETT SEAL
Trenchard is known for his famous Magazine the “Columbian Magazine” which published engravings of the first ever seen US Great Seal that the public had seen for the first time in 1786. When the seal was designed in 1779 and cut in 1781! So an entire 12 years passed and the average America never knew what the Great seal looked like!
MY COMPUTER HAD ISSUES WITH REPAIR SO I HAVE TO ADD THE PDF TO SHOW THE BLOW UP OF THE MAKERS MARKS OF THE SEAL FOUND!
boston-seal-dug <<<<<<Click open to see the Seal makers marks
I placed Boston on the title of the document so I can reference the few relics by these artist in Massachusetts. The Engravers of Philadelphia did so few engravings of ANYTHING associated to Massachusetts because famous engravers already where established there(But Were Under the Guilds Control). But even Paul Revere and Webb who documented would have been under the Scottish Thumb of Robert Scot with the guilds and thats a fact!
What makes this seal unique is the Robert Scot created this monogram style in America that was used by the guild under him. Attached is the a document that shows how rare these monograms really are. From William & Mary’s Collages secret Society medals to George Washington’s nephews seals! Even Thomas Jefferson Lost Seal is identified in in the monogram style to Scots design.
You can see the monogram is very much in the identical style with Lawrence Washington’s Seal. Few ever relics made by the Philadelphia artist are ever found, period to the time. There is a painting I found documented of the Governor of Mass by Scot, existing in Boston. James Trenchard in his famous Columbian Magazine, honored Boston by showing his famous engraving of the US Stars and Stripes flying at Castle Island.
What it boils down too is that very few hand cut relics, hand painted relics or ever dies engraved/cut by these men exist outside institutions and museums. One that due survive, academics have no clue to the significance of the relics surviving that exist today.
thomas-jeffersons-lost-seal<<<<<<<<Click on the Link and see images of several Monograms by Robert Scot and the Philadelphia engravers. The design origins we know belongs to Scot from the records surviving that he did the William and Mary Collage medals for the secret society.
There is much more that has not been presented on Mr Leighton Harrington seal, but its rarity and significance is very valuable none the less being hand engraved by the Philadelphia engravers.
MAKE SURE TO OPEN THE “BOSTON-SEAL DOCUMENT” LINK BELOW: SHOW THE ALL-SEEING EYE & THE MASONIC “E”!
boston-seal <<<<<<<<CLICK ON THE DOCUMENT
Cheers to the Gnostic Warrior, Moe Bedard for posting “The Great Seal of the Masonic States of Abraxas. Paste Link below to see the site and images of Moe’s post!
(FROM MOES SITE) “Abraxas is a Gnostic holy name of God. The national bird on the Seal of the United States is in reality, a Phoenix. The phoenix and worm (serpent) regenerates itself from the fire. A certain time elapsed, a worm is produced from the ashes [of the former-phoenix], and this worm being transformed, becomes again a phoenix. (Artemidorus)” – Moe the Gnostic Warrior.”
WHAT IT MEANS?
Scholars have always said the US Great Seal was always a Phoenix. From the early designs that did take the shape of a Phoenix. Main stream historians refused to acknowledge that several great seals were made from 1781-1791. Masonic scholars Manley Hall, who Moe quotes that even Hall said the American US coat of arms eagle was indeed a Phoenix.
My research proved that the seals were a phoenix on many written occasions with evidence from the prosed drawings and the fact that the Phoenix represented the birth of the exiled Scottish Prince Charles Edward Stuart. Where the US Great Seals truest meaning is or represents “The Rebirth of the House of Stuart in America”! All the US great seal art and designs were installed in the United States goverment by the secret Jacobite Robert Scot. The US Mints early chief engraver who was in reality was secretly the head of the United States Masonic Art Guild!
The flag above was General Arthus St. Clairs flag, made by the first engraver of the US Mint, Joesph Wright who’s makers marks JJW are found on the brown section of the birds neck. The birds white wing edge of the bone structure is the “HIDDEN WORM/SERPENT” that is clearly seen. The few images of survivng US Great Seals only show the ribbons in the birds mouth, like this ribbon. Showing the worm again!
On the other hand, so no academics can ever say! Quote “You CANT PROVE THIS FLAG REPRESENTS ANYTHING OF ANY SUCH NATURE”. Then I present to you George Washingtons famous US Great Seal, called the Dorsett Seal that is located at Mount Vernon! Showing the same identical worm/serpent on the wing like the flag. Made by the US Mint Guild Artist. Remember that Joseph Wright and Robert Scot were engravers and painters as well!
THE WORM EVIDENCE HERE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN US HISTORY WITH THE PICTURE EVIDENCE. PROVE ONCE AND FOR ALL THE US GREAT SEALS ALL REPRESENT A PHOENIX. BASED ON THE WORM EVIDENCE ON HUNDREDS OF RELICS OF TH US GREAT SEAL FROM THE 18th & 19th CENTURY!
THANKS TO MOE FOR PUTTING THIS INFORMATION OUT! IT ALLOWED ME TO PRESENT THESE EXCEPTIONAL PICTURES PROVING IT 100% FATUAL! Mason will have to wake up and look up the facts on this! MASONIC YES, But from who chartered Freemasonry? The Stuarts symbolism, a way to control the Masses while exiled!
Note:The 2nd Great Seal I handled was a bird of Pray with wings that people would think was not quality engraving, except its a cipher art, like behing the birds neck with the feathers painted that are a Scottish ancient cipher design! Art i have seen many times with Scottish Royal Archers relic history.
This image is the 1783, half size, 2ng great seal of the United States from my old Musuem collection I was requested to study, the Upper feather eye brow shows the rooster comb that goes with the Light of Abraxas. But also a Scot/Cockburn/Sinclair symbol with what I believe links to the Norman Knight De Lucy of the Lights!
us-flag-bonnietarge <<<Click On Link to Open PDF Document on the Rewriting of the US Flag History Origins From the Cowpens Flag Star Symbolism Design. Unknown to American History Until Today.
Notes: The Sword Baskets 3-2-3-2-3 has the odd stars like a diamond, Diamonds are documented on this blog with the Stuart Heart Buttons with Arrows with mary Queen of Scot’s and Charles I on the scaffold “REMEBER ME” and the Royal Jewery Signets!
Notes:All of these families mentioned in the last two documents are all married with the Stuarts, Scot/Buccleuch, Sinclair and St. Clairs and many other important families. Clan Gordon comes into play with these families. Would be a blessing from my research side if the Gordon silversmith/engravers were associated in this art being made. Much to a few of the Jacobite engravers known, many medals and pieces are not known or documented to which did the work! Where these medals are as rare and even more rare than the George Washington Indian Peace medals I have studied and corrected the identification of authentic early US Mint Relics from 1791-4.
Pictured About is a Scottish Dress Shield called a Targe, Made for the exiled Scottish Prince and presented to him with his invasion of England during the Jacobite 1745 Up-Rising!
The Cowpens flag, or 3rd Maryland flag, is an early version of the United States flag that meets the congressional requirements of the Flag Resolution of 1777. Like the Betsy Ross flag, the white stars are arranged in a circle on a blue field; but the circle consists of just 12 stars, with the 13th star in the center and its design meaning has always been unknown to vexillologist.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS DOCUMENT IS ONLY PART OF THE US FLAG HISTORY THAT GARY GIANOTTI REWROTE! THE WEBB HORN FLAG DOCUMENT IS FOUND ON THIS BLOG AND ON ELECTRIC SCOTLAND!
Flag controversy: US FLAG ORIGINS AND FRANCIS HOPKINSON….3-2-3-2-3
Above is a flag that I spent time handleing, one fo the earliest cotton flags that a textile historian said it was made after in the early 1800’s, do I agree? No! But the real Hopkinson mystery of the 3-2-3-2-3 star pattern US Stars & Stripes flags can be told because of Scottish guild sword smith artists. Who, I remove my hat to and take to one knee to the ground too for leaving us the evidence. The evidence you see on a Scottish Basket Hilt sword documented from the Scottish 1745 Uprising or even decades before to the earlier Uprising.
What does it mean and why would Hopkinson choose this symbol at the time of the American Revolution. Either way you turn this image, like the Hopkinson flag design. Your get the star pattern 3-2-3-2-3 design. This sword is documented and there are others documented to the original sword maker existing from Scotland.
the basic symbolism is identical to the origins of the Banabas Webb Horn document I wrote in the past that represents the Scottish Stuart Sovereigns and the past Sovereigns and their ORDER OF KNIGHTS! The English Order of the Garter, which is the King as the Sovereign knight and his 12 appointed Knights. Documented in the British government websotes this factual history that the number 13 with the Order of the Garter. Represented the King as Jesus and the 12 knights, representing the 12 apostles who followed the Savior Jesus Christ. So the English Sovereign history established the order of Garter and After that the Scottish Sovereigns also had the Order of the Thistle. The Scottish Version of the Order of the Garter. We are seeing the history of the Order of the Thistle symbolism, “13 stars” representing the same thing with the symbolism of the Garter.
So these two orders are created as far back to the 1348 fisrt with the garter and then folowed by the Thistles established by King James VII in 1687. Now we have Hopkinson design origins and what whas he trying to tell us about the design? The 3-2-3-2-3 design represents where the origins of the United States Sovereignty originates, WITH THE ORIGINAL SOVEREIGNS! EXCEPT, WE HAVE THE STUART KINGS DAUGHTER With the House of Hanover who exiles Her Father and the Hanoverians adopted or took over the oders of the Garter and Thistle. When the Exiled Schootish Prince, though exiled still carried on those order with his Sovereign rights, while exiled!
So the true Sovereign Kings are exiled, the Hanovarians take over and appoint their own orders of the Ruling Soveriengs with their Appointed King. Hopkinson was identifying where the US Soverign flag originates, among the exiled ruling class of the House of Stuart and the House of Hanover, the history of the Stuart Kings daughter exiling him and taking power of the thrown with her Dutch boy Prince from Holland!
No matter what, the same symbolism is to the Garter and their 8 pointed blazing star they wear on their jackets is the same symbolism to the Webb Horn 8 pointed star and stripes flag. The Order followed the belief of the symbolism to the Dog Star. This is were Freemasonry adopted this history symbolism because the Stuarts Kings Charted FREEMASONRY!
Recap on the origins: Hopkinson created the said first US flag design called the 3-2-3-2-3 star pattern and 13 red and whites stripes. The design is a basic origins of where US Sovereignty originates, to the order of the Garter. the King and his 12 knights for 13 stars and stripes! The Webb Horn is an 8 pointed star of the order of the Garter symbolism history with seven stripes to represent Jame VII who was exiled, who founded Thistle and was the Sovereign of the Garter too! The 8 pointed star symbolism of the Garter and Thistel s the same origins history with the belief that we humans originate from the star Sirius or the Dog Star that is ancient belief passed down from the ancient people before Christ from the ancient world. SO DO NOT BLAME MASONS FOR ALL THE BS CONSPIRACY THE ONLY ONE EXISTING WAS BETWEEN TWO RULING HOUSES OF SOVEREIGNS WHOS HISTORY ASSOCIATE THE FOUNDING OF THE UNITED STATES!
Jacobite ‘Glasgow’ basket-hilted sword designed by James Allen. Reporduced with the permission of the owner Todd Salazar. Sword known to be made for one fo the Scottish member of the Order of Thistle.
The Image below is Teddy’s 1876, provided by Doug Turnbull who I thank for the images he used to make his historical series of duplicate Roosevelt Model 1876 rifles. The images used did advance the study in authenticating the Roosevelt 1892 by the entire Ulrich who engraved the 1892 Apache Scout 44-40.
Here I would Like to quote from the scholarly written firearms book “Winchester Repeating Arms Company” by Herb Houze.
“Right receiver of a Winchester Model 1876 rifle, serial number 38647 with panel scenes engraved by John Ulrich and originally owned by Theodore Roosevelt.”
This opens the entire doors to better understanding how important numbers are in Freemasonry. Even when the Ulrich’s selected a gun to engrave for Teddy Roosevelt years before he became a Mason. The Winchester engravers selected a gun with the number 47.
Masonic websites have open reading material on the internet that addresses the importance of numbers for Masons. Numbers are an integral part of the identity history with Masonry. The Roosevelt 1882 44-40 Apache Scout rifle has the “47 Euclid symbolism” with the Horses legs crossed, as seen on the very important Colt exihibition pistols engraved by the Ulrichs.
Regardless, if the serial number is a number selected for an up an coming politician who was expected to become a Mason. We do know this rifle was sent back five times to the factory. Did the Ulrich’s add all the symbolism art at that point or when it was first engraved, Common sense would say after!
When it comes to Masons and numbers, only the individuals connected to the Masonic Art Guilds were more advanced, because they were “Privy” to ancient history, geometry among the families of the ancient guilds.
WHAT MAKES ANY OF THIS INFORMATION FACTUALLY TRUE?
Remember that I am the first person to TRANSLATE the information of Herman Ulrich’s association was with the American Banknote Company. This information significance is and was over the heads of the top Winchester Historian heads, right back to the New Engraving Guilds Historian today with guns! Tranlates that the Ulrichs were connected to the ancient guilds to the Scottish engraver Rober Scot, the offical 2nd engraver of the US Mint for life. Scot who founded the banknote company, Scot who planted Joseph Wright as the first US Mint engraver but died into in his first year in service from Yellow Fever! Anyhow, these artists of the ancient guilds controlled everything and numbers for them was taken more serious than your average Blue Lodge Christian Mason. The Ulrich founding father in the United States, I have reason to believe he was a hardcore Alchemist historian with the families manipulating the control of his educated study from Germany. One theory is that the German Ulrich’s are directly related to the Scottish guilds since ancient times, but for sure with the Scottish Uprisings and the connections to Prince Rupert and the families of the Stuarts!