Inverness Silver 1920’s Scottish Sgian Dubh

Inverness Silver 1920’s Scottish Sgian Dubh – Medlock and Craik Silver vintage Scottish sgian dubh – Fine Scottish antique sgian dubh with rope pattern knot work black wood handle. Silver mounts hallmarked made by Medlock & Craik Inverness. Plain style mounts with a studded grip and a pin set top. … Read More

Sterling Silver Vintage 1949 Scottish Robert Allison Sgian Dubh

Sterling Silver Vintage 1949 Scottish Robert Allison Sgian DubhSterling Silver Vintage 1949 Scottish Robert Allison Sgian Dubh – Fine Scottish antique sgian dubh with celtic knot work black wood handle. Sterling silver mounts hallmarked for 1949 made by Robert Allison, Glasgow. Plain style mounts with a stone set top. In good … Read More

Antique 1918 Scottish Edinburgh Thistle Sgian Dubh

1918 Antique Scottish Edinburgh Thistle Sgian DubhAntique 1918 Scottish Edinburgh Thistle Sgian Dubh – Fine Scottish antique sgian dubh with thistle design and pin top. Black wood carved knotted rope hilt. In good used antique condition. Hallmarked. Henry Tatton, Edinburgh 1918.Approx 20cmHenry Tatton silversmith (1868-1953) was active at 30 Rose … Read More

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 1938 Thomas Kerr Ebbutt Edinburgh. Approx 18.7 cm – 7.1/4 … 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 health” , to which the normal response is do dheagh shlàinte “your 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 reference.  1909 price Clan tartan stockings in heavy gauge or … 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 4 x 2.25 inches , there are some chips / … 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, she commissioned Macleay to paint a miniature of Prince Alfred, … Read More

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