Victorian Tie Kilt Garter Flashes – 1890’s Highland Style

Victorian Tie Kilt Garter FlashesVictorian Tie Kilt Garter Flashes – A while ago we launched a self tie kilt garter flash based on the original set we have in our collection that dates from 1890’s and belonged to the Earl of Kintore. We have been asked about how to tie … Read More

William Dunningham Aberdeen Antique Scottish Provincial – Silver Mounted Sugar Caster 1908

William Dunningham Aberdeen Antique Scottish Provincial – Silver Mounted Sugar Caster 1908William Dunningham Aberdeen Antique Scottish Provincial – Silver Mounted Sugar Caster 1908 – Silver mounted horn sugar caster by William Dunningham & Co of Aberdeen in fine antique condition.William Dunningham & Co. was in business from the 1898 to … Read More

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

Archive

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

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