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

1914-18 WW1 Black Watch Brass Belt Buckle

1914-18 WW1 Black Watch Brass Belt Buckle1914-18 WW1 Black Watch Brass Belt Buckle – Non issue pattern brass – bronze belt buckle, possible local made for a regimental piper due to supply issues. Heavy weight bronze base plate over laid with the regimental badge. Stamped with a number 1008 on the … 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

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 Majors. We thought it would be good to share some … Read More

1860-80’s Antique Scottish Silver Agate Buckle Bracelet

1860-80’s Antique Scottish Silver Agate Buckle Bracelet1860-80’s Antique Scottish Silver Agate Buckle Bracelet An excellent example of an antique Scottish agate bracelet with unmarked engraved silver buckle and fixings. In lovely condition as can be seen in the photos. The fine natural Scottish agate stones show their natural grain within. With … Read More

Kilt Bows Ribbons, Gaelic Knots – Hand made in Scotland

Kilt Bows Ribbons, Gaelic KnotsKilt Bows Ribbons, Gaelic Knots – Hand craft Gaelic knots on the kilt have been popular since the 19th century. The House of Labhran hand craft kilt bows – Gaelic knots for clients around the world. From Scottish Highland and Royal Regiment of Scotland patterns to civilian … Read More

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