Cladich kilt garter flashes and their journey to the 21st Century

Cladich kilt garter flashes and their journey to the 21st Century Cladich kilt garter flashes and their journey to the 21st Century  – There had been a community of McIntyres living at Cladich on Loch Awe and weaving the distinctive garter flashes. The garters were woven on a special hand … Read More

Gordon Highlanders Garter Flashes – A Short History

Gordon Highlanders Garter Flashes – A Short HistoryGordon Highlanders Garter Flashes – The loops are supposed to represent the stirrups of the Scots Greys that troops of the Gordon’s held on to at Waterloo, to speed them into the lines of the French. The story behind the regimental flashes – The 92nd … Read More

Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes

Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter FlashesSeaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes – Seaforth Highlanders regimental pattern garter flashes as worn by officers and Sgts of the regiment. However, by the middle of WW1 this pattern seems to have become standard issue across the ranks, before the war the standard OR’s … Read More

Black Watch Royal Highlanders Regimental Sgian Dubhs

Black Watch Royal Highlanders Regimental Sgian DubhsBlack Watch Royal Highlanders regimental sgian dubhs – Hand made by the regimental silversmith, with the St Andrew ( wee Jimmy )  and thistle mounts and stone set with a real smoky quartz cairngorm. Hand carved black wood hilt and leather covered scabbard. The … Read More

Balmoral Highlanders Photo Archive

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Balmoral Highlanders Photo ArchiveBalmoral Highlanders uniform and accoutrements The Balmoral Highlanders were originally Queen Victoria’s staff on the Balmoral estate and the uniform consisted of just a jacket and Royal Stewart tartan kilt. The Queens piper wore the Balmoral tartan. Edward the VII decided to develop the uniform and commissioned … Read More

Antique & Vintage Sgian Dubhs Archive

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Antique & Vintage Sgian Dubhs ArchiveAntique & Vintage Sgian Dubhs Archive – 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 dubhs and dirks have … Read More

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House of Labhran Highland Dress Archive – Over the years we have sourced so many vintage and antique sporrans, sgian dubhs and Scottish regimental insignia and we thought we should start to develop an archive of our past finds as a reference source. The Scottish Highland dress archive is becoming … Read More

Vintage Gordon Highlanders Officers Regimental Silver Kilt Pin

Vintage Gordon Highlanders Officers Regimental Silver Kilt Pin Vintage Gordon Highlanders Officers Regimental Silver Kilt Pin – Sterling silver officers kilt pin made by Edinburgh silversmith Thomas Kerr Ebbutt. As worn by officers of The Gordon Highlanders, later The Highlanders Edinburgh Hallmarked – 1950 Length 110mm 11.5gm silver The Gordon Highlanders was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that … Read More

Atholl Highlanders Silver Regimental Sgian Dubh

Atholl Highlanders Silver Regimental Sgian DubhAtholl Highlanders Silver Regimental Sgian Dubh Hand made by the regimental silversmith, with solid silver mounts and ‘ Wild man of Atholl ” badge mounted on a hand carved hilt. Classic pin top, top mount Made to order approx 4 weeks The Atholl Highlanders is a Scottish … Read More

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