Royal Family Edwardian Photographs – Magic Lantern Slides

Royal Family Edwardian Photographs – Magic Lantern Slides. We were recently lucky enough to purchase a collection of what we consider to have been private Magic Lantern slides belonging to the royal household from circa 1903-05. The feature images of the family at Balmoral Estate in the Highlands of Scotland, … Read More

Scottish Highland Royal Court Dress Code

Scottish Highland Royal Court Dress CodeScottish Highland Royal Court Dress Code – We have had various discussions over the years about the history of civilian court dress ( not court uniform or military dress uniform ). Recently the subject came up again in a Facebook post of ours, so we … 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

Lord Keith-Falconer Earl of Kintore Antique Scottish Sporran

Lord Keith-Falconer Earl of Kintore Antique Scottish SporranLord Keith-Falconer Earl of Kintore Antique Scottish Sporran – A fine 1870-1880 sporran with brass cantle. The pouch was originally covered in otter fur but it required restoration. The front has now been restored using Musquash which is the closest fur to the … Read More

Lord Keith-Falconer 9th Earl of Kintore Antique Scottish Dirk

Lord Keith-Falconer 9th Earl of Kintore Antique Scottish DirkLord Keith-Falconer 9th Earl of Kintore Antique Scottish Dirk A fine antique Scottish dirk made for the 9th Earl of Kintore circa 1874 – 1881. Wonderful carved blackwood handles and silver mounts. Algernon Hawkins Thomond Keith-Falconer, 9th Earl of Kintore, Lord Inverurie KT GCMG PC FRSE (12 August … Read More

London Scottish Pipe Major Sporran

London Scottish Pipe Major SporranLondon Scottish Pipe Major Sporran – We acquired a vintage London Scottish Pipe Major – Drum Major sporran cantle a few months ago. It was in need of new knobs on the top edge and stripping and re plating. It had been in an old box … Read More

Vintage 1937 Peter Henderson Silver Scottish Sgian Dubh

Vintage 1937 Peter Henderson Silver Scottish Sgian DubhVintage 1937 Peter Henderson Silver Scottish Sgian Dubh – Fine Scottish vintage silver sgian dubh with Celtic design silver mounts and carved knotwork pattern blackwood hilt and wonderful citrine stone mounted top. Crafted in the workshops of one of the finest bagpipe makers … Read More

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