Feather Hackles – Regimental Traditions

Feather Hackles – Regimental TraditionsFeather Hackles – Regimental Traditions. The hackle is a clipped feather plume that is attached to a military headdress. In the British Army and the armies of some Commonwealth countries, the hackle is worn by some infantry regiments, especially those designated as fusilier regiments and those with Scottish and Northern Irish origins. The colour of the hackle varies from regiment to regiment. The … 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