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What do the Masonic Emblems of a flexed arm with raised sledge hammer represent on my antique shaving mug?

Its on my great grandfathers shaving mug. I think he may have worked for the railroad in Cecil County Maryland. It also has the letters O.U.A.M. on it.

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Kimber1911

Are you sure its not advertising "Arm & Hammer" baking soda?

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FirstBorn1
Oh, God that's funny!
Greenie for the basket.
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Weren't the masons builders, as in stone masons?

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A flexed arm with a raised hammer isn't a Masonic emblem; it is a logo of an American manufacturer of household products known as Church and Dwight. This logo dates back to the 1860s, so it is possible that the shaving cup came from this company. Check out en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm_%26_Hammer for details.

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