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1965 Highland Officers Regimental Silver Kilt Pin

1965 Highland Officers Regimental Silver Kilt Pin – Sterling silver officers kilt pin made by Edinburgh silversmith Thomas Kerr Ebbutt. As worn by officers of Gordon Highlanders – Seaforth Highlanders, later The Highlanders

Hallmarked – Edinburgh

Maker – Thomas Kerr Ebbutt.

Date – 1965

Length approx 95mm

The Gordon Highlanders was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that existed for 113 years, from 1881 until 1994, when it was amalgamated with the Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons) to form the Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons).

The regiment was formed on 1 July 1881 instigated under the Childers Reforms. The new two-battalion regiment was formed out of the 75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment of Foot—which became the 1st Battalion of the new regiment—and the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, which became the 2nd Battalion.

We have offer a range of vintage, antique and collectible Scottish regimental glengarry badges, regimental officers kilt pins, plaid brooches, belt buckles and regimental sporran cantles. This range of ever changing stock make wonderful additions to any collection of Scottish military badges and insignia.

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1965 Highland Officers Regimental Silver Kilt Pin – Sterling silver officers kilt pin made by Edinburgh silversmith Thomas Kerr Ebbutt. As worn by officers of Gordon Highlanders – Seaforth Highlanders, later The Highlanders – 1965 Highland Officers Regimental Silver Kilt Pin

Edinburgh Hallmarked – 1965

Length approx 95mm

The Gordon Highlanders was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that existed for 113 years, from 1881 until 1994, when it was amalgamated with the Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons) to form the Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons).

The regiment was formed on 1 July 1881 instigated under the Childers Reforms. The new two-battalion regiment was formed out of the 75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment of Foot—which became the 1st Battalion of the new regiment—and the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, which became the 2nd Battalion

We have offer a range of vintage, antique and collectible Scottish regimental glengarry badges, regimental officers kilt pins, plaid brooches, belt buckles and regimental sporran cantles. This range of ever changing stock make wonderful additions to any collection of Scottish military badges and insignia.