When it came down to getting a mace, I thought to myself, we can go to a company and buy one," Dr.
My idea of a mace was an old-time, medieval time war" weapon, said Lucas B.
Made from materials mostly donated by Central Massachusetts businesses, the new UMass mace cost about $300 to make.
Cummings showed students how to make the curvy brass finial for the top of the mace.
However, rival Nisa-Today's claims to have already creamed off the best 10 Mace stores available in Scotland.
P&H, which has now united the Mace group under one wholesaler in Scotland, England and Wales following its deal for the Aberness business, said it would start deliveries to its 36 Scottish independent Mace members from Monday (July 4).
Commercial director Peter Austen said: "We now have a firm base on which to build the brand to our target of 120 Scottish Mace retailers by this time next year.