1860’s Victorian Goat Hair Antique Scottish Dress Sporran

1860’s Victorian Goat Hair Antique Scottish Dress Sporran1860’s Victorian Goat Hair Antique Scottish Dress Sporran – Interesting cantle engraved and pierced design. The pouch opens with a lift up centre to knob catch. Small internal coin pocket inside the main pouch. The front goat hair has been fully restored with … Read More

Scottish Labhran Estate Tweed Three Button Shooting Jacket

Scottish Labhran Estate Tweed Three Button Shooting JacketScottish Labhran Estate Tweed Three Button Shooting Jacket – We had one of our Facebook group share a wonderful book with us recently – The Keepers book – Guide to the duties of a gamekeeper by P. Jeffrey Mackie 1910 with us. The … Read More

Restoration Project – Vintage Sporran

Restoration Project – 1933 Celtic Engraved Wm Anderson – Edinburgh Fur Vintage SporranRestoration Project – Vintage Sporran Fine vintage William Anderson & Sons Edinburgh sporran with Celtic engraved cantle. The sporran was made in 1933, the fur had deteriorated so badly that we had to fully restored the front. The original … 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

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

Vintage Clan Cameron Badges

Clan CameronOver the years we have sourced many vintage Cameron clan badges and crest. We have added a few of the versions to a gallery for reference Clan Crest: (old): A dexter arm embowed in armour, the hand grasping a sword, all proper, encircled by a belt and buckle.(current): A … Read More

Culloden – Drumossie Moor & The MacLaren Clan

On 16 April 1746, the final Jacobite Rising came to a brutal head in one of the most harrowing battles in British history. Jacobite supporters, seeking to restore the Stuart monarchy to the British thrones, gathered to fight the Duke of Cumberland’s government troops. It was the last pitched battle … Read More

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