1931 Sterling Silver Vintage Edinburgh Sgian Dubh
1931 Sterling Silver Vintage Edinburgh Sgian Dubh
1931 Sterling Silver Vintage Edinburgh Sgian Dubh

 

1931 Sterling Silver Vintage Edinburgh Sgian Dubh

Thomas Kerr Ebbutt 1931 Edinburgh hallmarked sterling silver sgian dubh. Basket weave carved blackwood hilt mounted with a cairngorm stone.

Blade with some age pitting as they all tend to when they have been used ( see photos ). In good used vintage condition

Length. 183mm

We have a passion for fine antique and collectible sgian dubh’s and Highland dirks. We source antique Jacobite styles of the 18th century, high Victorian styles and regimental patterns of WW1 – WW2. Our sgian dubh and dirk range make wonderful addition to any Highland dress collection. In addition to the antique range we also make wonderful new silver sgian dubh for clients, these will become desirable antiques of the future.

The Gaelic sgian dubh meaning “black knife”, where “black” may refer to the usual colour of the handle of the knife. It is also suggested that “black” means secret, or hidden, as in the word blackmail. This is based on the stories and theories surrounding the knife’s origin and the meaning of “Dubh” in Gaelic, in particular those associated with the Highland custom of depositing weapons at the entrance to a house prior to entering as a guest. Despite this practice, a small twin edged-dagger, (‘Mattucashlass’), concealed under the armpit, combined with a smaller knife, (‘Sgian dubh’).

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48th Highlanders Canada Pipe Major's Scottish Bagpipe Banners design and made to order by The House of Labhran Scotland
48th Highlanders Canada Regimental Bagpipe Banners

48th Highlanders Canada Regimental Bagpipe Banners

Designed and hand embroidered bagpipe banners for regiments around the world.

The House of Labhran has designed and created Scottish Bagpipe Banners since 1998. Over the years we have designed a wide range of double sided hand embroidered bagpipe banners for clients around the world. Hand embroidered in gilt wires and silks on a fine blazer cloth and supplied to the Scottish Regiments, British Army, Canadian Regiments USMC, USAF banners, Fire & Rescue, Police, civilian pipe bands, clan chiefs banners, company banners and private clients.

Our in house team will help create a a bespoke banner that will be carried on your pipes for years to come.

Please email with details of your requirements

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Amethyst Celtic Sterling Silver H&I Kilt Pin
Amethyst Celtic Sterling Silver H&I Kilt Pin

Amethyst & Celtic Sterling Silver H&I Kilt Pin

Celtic knot kilt pin set with an amethyst stone.

Made to order by the Royal silversmith. Hamilton & Inches Edinburgh hallmarked. Hand made to order. Please email if you require for a certain date to check time from order.

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Amore Et Patrie - 1900 Scottish Glengarry Badge
Antique & Vintage Scottish Clan Glengarry Badges & Kilt Pins
Amore Et Patrie – 1900 Scottish Glengarry Badge

 

Amore Et Patrie – 1900 Scottish Glengarry Badge

Scottish Clan Badge with motto ‘Amore et Patrie’. Circa 1900

Antique circa 1900 Scottish clan glengarry badge with motto and crest of a raised hand holding a glove (  meant to be a Falconer’s or Hawking-glove ). ‘Motto Amore Et Patrie’. We are currently researching the clan further. Possibly connection with a branch of the Scot family who used this motto for a branch in The British herald, or Cabinet of armorial bearings of the nobility & gentry of Great Britain & Ireland.

Approx 58 mm x  50 mm

 

Including Agate jewellery, Scottish hallmarked sterling silver, vintage glengarry badges, plaid brooches, kilt pins and bracelets. With jewellery from classic Edinburgh and Glasgow makers like Robert Allison and Thomas Kerr Ebbutt and provincial Scottish silversmiths.










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Angus Socks & Garters Ties - Size Large
Angus Socks & Garters Ties – Size Large

Angus Country socks and garter ties

Chunky cable topped country sock with matching garter.                                                                                                                             Made in merino wool and acrylic blend for comfort and strength. 40 degree wool wash machine washable.

Made in Scotland.

Size Large:  UK  10 1/2 – 12 1/2   =   US   11-13

No returns on Sale items


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Scottish Antique Brown Leather Hunters Brass Studs Day Sporran
Antiqued Brown Leather Hunters Brass Studs Day Sporran

 

Bespoke Antique Brown Leather Hunters Sporran with brass studs

Hand made to order in an antiqued leather. Our range of fine quality Scottish leather sporrans are hand made in Scotland..  Made to order 3-4 weeks.

The price includes a standard strap.

 

Our range of fine quality Scottish leather day sporrans are hand made in Scotland, including a range of traditional Jacobite style sporrans. The price includes a standard chain strap. We also offer a complete design and make service for sporrans and if you have a sporran you would like made as a special design please contact us. We would love to hear from you.

Bespoke Sporran Design

We also offer a complete design and make service for sporrans and if you have a sporran you would like made as a special design please contact us. We would love to hear from you. We can incorporate a vintage cantle you may own or offer a range of new and vintage cantles.

All the skins used for making our sporrans are ethically sourced, and are vintage remodelled skins and masks, road kill, or have died a natural death. Any protected species will have the required license number stamped in to the back of the sporran.

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Scottish Antique Brown Leather Hunters Chrome Stud Day Sporran
hand crafted Scottish sporrans
Antiqued Brown Leather Hunters Chrome Stud Day Sporran

Bespoke Antique Brown Leather Hunters Sporran with chrome studs

Hand made to order in an antiqued brown leather with chrome studs. Our range of fine quality Scottish leather sporrans are hand made in Scotland. As worn by The Duke of Rothesay. Made to order 3-4 weeks.

The price includes a standard strap.

Our range of fine quality Scottish leather day sporrans are hand made in Scotland, including a range of traditional Jacobite style sporrans. The price includes a standard chain strap. We also offer a complete design and make service for sporrans and if you have a sporran you would like made as a special design please contact us. We would love to hear from you.

Bespoke Sporran Design

We also offer a complete design and make service for sporrans and if you have a sporran you would like made as a special design please contact us. We would love to hear from you. We can incorporate a vintage cantle you may own or offer a range of new and vintage cantles.

All the skins used for making our sporrans are ethically sourced, and are vintage remodelled skins and masks, road kill, or have died a natural death. Any protected species will have the required license number stamped in to the back of the sporran.

£195.00 Add to basket
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Drum Major’s Baldric
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Drum Major’s Baldric

Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Drum Major’s Baldric

Since 1998 The House of Labhran has designed and created a wide range of hand embroidered Drum Major’s baldric sashes and flag carrier sashes for clients around the world. Hand embroidered in gilt wires, silver and gold braids and silks on a fine blazer cloth with real soft leather linings. The Drum Major’s baldrics are mounted with miniature drum sticks and have a fringed gilt bottom edge.

The flag carrier sashes are adjustable and have a metal cup to hold your flag or standard pole and are trimmed in military gilt braids.

The position of Drum Major originated in England with the corps of drums in 1650. Military units performed mostly duty calls and battle signals during that period, and a fife and drum corps, directed by the Drum Major, would execute short pieces to communicate to units in the field. With the arrival of military concert bands and pipe bands around the 18th century, the position of the Drum Major was adapted to those ensembles.

The House of Labhran are proud to have supplied to the Scottish Highland Regiments, Canadian Regiments US Army, USAF baldrics, Fire & Rescue, Military Academy Bands, RAF, ATC, Police, Scottish & Irish Flute Bands, Royal British Legion, Parachute Regiment and British army.

Our in house team will help create a a bespoke Drum Major’s baldric or flag carrier sash that will be carried on your band for years to come.

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Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Vintage Sgian Dubh
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Vintage Sgian Dubh
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Vintage Sgian Dubh

 

Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Vintage Sgian Dubh

Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders vintage 1950’s – 60’s Sgian Dubh in great used vintage condition. Silver plated with brass studs and stone mounted made by Wm Anderson & Sons Edinburgh – Glasgow.

In great vintage condition with minor rubbing on the blade. See photos

Length. 193mm

We have a passion for fine antique and collectible sgian dubh’s and Highland dirks. We source antique Jacobite styles of the 18th century, high Victorian styles and regimental patterns of WW1 – WW2. Our sgian dubh and dirk range make wonderful addition to any Highland dress collection. In addition to the antique range we also make wonderul new silver sgian dubh for clients, these will become truely desirable antiques of the future.

The Gaelic sgian dubh meaning “black knife”, where “black” may refer to the usual colour of the handle of the knife. It is also suggested that “black” means secret, or hidden, as in the word blackmail. This is based on the stories and theories surrounding the knife’s origin and the meaning of “Dubh” in Gaelic, in particular those associated with the Highland custom of depositing weapons at the entrance to a house prior to entering as a guest. Despite this practice, a small twin edged-dagger, (‘Mattucashlass’), concealed under the armpit, combined with a smaller knife, (‘Sgian dubh’).

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Armstrong Clan 1920’s Scottish Glengarry Badge
Antique & Vintage Scottish Clan Glengarry Badges & Kilt Pins
Armstrong Clan 1920’s Scottish Glengarry Badge

 

Scottish 1920’s Armstrong Clan Badge with motto

Antique Armstrong circa 1920’s Scottish clan glengarry badge with motto ‘ Invictus Maneo “and crest of a raised hand arm holding a sword

Approx 42 mm x  50 mm

 

Including Agate jewellery, Scottish hallmarked sterling silver, vintage glengarry badges, plaid brooches, kilt pins and bracelets. With jewellery from classic Edinburgh and Glasgow makers like Robert Allison and Thomas Kerr Ebbutt and provincial Scottish silversmiths.










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ACU Swan Regiment Western Australia Drum Major's Baldric
House of Labhran ACU Swan Regiment Western Australia Drum Major's baldric
Australian Pipe Band Drum Major’s Baldrics

Australian Pipe Band Drum Major’s baldrics

Since 1998 The House of Labhran has designed and created a wide range of hand embroidered Drum Major’s baldric sashes and flag carrier sashes for clients around the world. Hand embroidered in gilt wires, silver and gold braids and silks on a fine blazer cloth with real soft leather linings. The Drum Major’s baldrics are mounted with miniature drum sticks and have a fringed gilt bottom edge.

The flag carrier sashes are adjustable and have a metal cup to hold your flag or standard pole and are trimmed in military gilt braids.

The position of Drum Major originated in England with the corps of drums in 1650. Military units performed mostly duty calls and battle signals during that period, and a fife and drum corps, directed by the Drum Major, would execute short pieces to communicate to units in the field. With the arrival of military concert bands and pipe bands around the 18th century, the position of the Drum Major was adapted to those ensembles.

The House of Labhran are proud to have supplied to the Scottish Highland Regiments, Canadian Regiments US Army, USAF baldrics, Fire & Rescue, Military Academy Bands, RAF, ATC, Police, Scottish & Irish Flute Bands, Royal British Legion, Parachute Regiment and British army.

Our in house team will help create a a bespoke Drum Major’s baldric or flag carrier sash that will be carried on your band for years to come.

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Beaded Targe H&I Silver Kilt Pin
Beaded Targe H&I Silver Kilt Pin

Beaded Targe H&I Silver Kilt Pin

Blade and beaded shield kilt pin. Made to order by the Royal silversmith. Hamilton & Inches Edinburgh hallmarked. Hand made to order.

Please email if you require for a certain date to check time from order.

£115.00 Add to basket
Bespoke ACF Army Cadets Drum Major Baldric Sash
Scottish regimental pipe band Drum major baldric sash - designed and made to order
Bespoke ACF Army Cadets Drum Major Baldric Sash

Bespoke ACF Army Cadets Drum Major Baldric Sash

Since 1998 The House of Labhran has designed and created a wide range of hand embroidered Drum Major’s baldric sashes and flag carrier sashes for clients around the world. Hand embroidered in gilt wires, silver and gold braids and silks on a fine blazer cloth with real soft leather linings. The Drum Major’s baldrics are mounted with miniature drum sticks and have a fringed gilt bottom edge.

The flag carrier sashes are adjustable and have a metal cup to hold your flag or standard pole and are trimmed in military gilt braids.

The position of Drum Major originated in England with the corps of drums in 1650. Military units performed mostly duty calls and battle signals during that period, and a fife and drum corps, directed by the Drum Major, would execute short pieces to communicate to units in the field. With the arrival of military concert bands and pipe bands around the 18th century, the position of the Drum Major was adapted to those ensembles.

The House of Labhran are proud to have supplied to the Scottish Highland Regiments, Canadian Regiments US Army, USAF baldrics, Fire & Rescue, Military Academy Bands, RAF, ATC, Police, Scottish & Irish Flute Bands, Royal British Legion, Parachute Regiment and British army.

Our in house team will help create a a bespoke Drum Major’s baldric or flag carrier sash that will be carried on your band for years to come.

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Bespoke Scottish Drum Major's Baldric Sash
German Drum Major's baldric sash - designed and embroidered to order from The House of Labhran Scotland
Bespoke ATC Air Cadets Embroidered Flag Carrier Sash

Bespoke ATC Air Cadets Embroidered Flag Carrier Sash

Since 1998 The House of Labhran has designed and created a wide range of hand embroidered Drum Major’s baldric sashes and flag carrier sashes for clients around the world. Hand embroidered in gilt wires, silver and gold braids and silks on a fine blazer cloth with real soft leather linings. The Drum Major’s baldrics are mounted with miniature drum sticks and have a fringed gilt bottom edge.

The flag carrier sashes are adjustable and have a metal cup to hold your flag or standard pole and are trimmed in military gilt braids.

The position of Drum Major originated in England with the corps of drums in 1650. Military units performed mostly duty calls and battle signals during that period, and a fife and drum corps, directed by the Drum Major, would execute short pieces to communicate to units in the field. With the arrival of military concert bands and pipe bands around the 18th century, the position of the Drum Major was adapted to those ensembles.

The House of Labhran are proud to have supplied to the Scottish Highland Regiments, Canadian Regiments US Army, USAF baldrics, Fire & Rescue, Military Academy Bands, RAF, ATC, Police, Scottish & Irish Flute Bands, Royal British Legion, Parachute Regiment and British army.

Our in house team will help create a a bespoke Drum Major’s baldric or flag carrier sash that will be carried on your band for years to come.

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goat hair bespoke sporran
Scottish Bespoke Designed Sporrans
Bespoke Designed Scottish Goats Hair Sporrans
Bespoke Designed Scottish Goats Hair Sporrans

We design bespoke sporrans for clients using new and vintage sporran cantles. Our range of fine quality Scottish goat hair sporrans are hand made in Scotland.

Bespoke designed sporrans with a range of cantles and metal work and the goat hair body measures a perfectly respectable 14 – 16″ long.   (This being the longest we can “stretch” the goat hair to!)  To make this sporran as functional as possible, it has a very high quality leather back; and the large gusset sporran pocket, which is lined in chamois leather.

The price includes a standard strap.

Contact us to discuss your ideas and requirements.

Made to order approx 4 weeks

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