1938 Scottish Vintage Edinburgh Celtic Engraved Sgian Dubh

1938 Scottish Vintage Edinburgh Celtic Engraved Sgian Dubh1938 Scottish Vintage Edinburgh Celtic Engraved Sgian Dubh – Fine Scottish antique sgian dubh with celtic knot engraved design and a stone mounted top. Black wood carved hilt. In good used antique condition. Hallmarked … Read More

Vintage Regimental Pipe Major Photo Gallery

Vintage Regimental Pipe Major Photo Gallery – Over the years we have studied the changing uniforms and in insignia of the regiments pipers and Pipe Majors. One of the best source is the vintage photographs and postcards of regimental Pipe … Read More

Scottish Whisky Toasts

Scottish Whisky Toasts – Now you might be think about having a dram or two over the Christmas and New Year holidays. Most of us will be happy with a simple ‘ Sláinte ‘ toast. The basic Scottish Gaelic is slàinte (mhath), meaning “good … Read More

R W Forsyth – Classic Highland Wear Outfitter 1909 Catalogue.

R W Forsyth – Classic Highland Wear Outfitter 1909 Catalogue. We have just acquired a 1909 copy of the RW Forsyth Highland dress catalogue. So we thought we would share some images, prices and details from the catalogue. Love vintage … Read More

1872 Scottish 19th Century Victorian Antique Whisky Quaich

1872 Scottish 19th Century Victorian Antique Whisky Quaich1872 Scottish 19th Century Victorian Antique Whisky Quaich Wonderful 19th Century Victorian whisky quaich in turned wood. This may have been a prize or christening present as it is engraved The quaich measures … Read More

We are not amused: Kenneth MacLeay – Queen Victoria’s Highlanders of Scotland

We are not amused: The artist who dared to disobey Queen Victoria – Kenneth MacLeay Watercolours In June 1864, the Scottish painter Kenneth Macleay painted a portrait of Queen Victoria’s sons, Princes Alfred, Arthur and Leopold. Pleased with the picture, … Read More

Scottish Antique Whisky Toddy Ladles

Scottish Antique Whisky Toddy LadlesScottish Antique Whisky Toddy Ladles – One of the first antique treen toddy ladles we found was nearly 20 years ago in a box with a set of antique Malcolm MacGregor bagpipes from 1811. The bowl … Read More

Vintage Clan Cameron Badges

Clan CameronOver the years we have sourced many vintage Cameron clan badges and crest. We have added a few of the versions to a gallery for reference Clan Crest: (old): A dexter arm embowed in armour, the hand grasping a … Read More

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