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Title 79th (Cameron Highlanders) plaid brooch
Nationality Scottish
Period c 1855-81
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This is a silver (not hallmarked) plaid brooch (2 7/8 inches diameter), which would have been worn by the officers of the 79th Highlanders throughout the last half of the 19th century. This was worn to secure the plaid worn over the shoulder in full dress and, in the early years at least, in fighting order. An evocative piece of Highland regalia.

The brooch itself shows remarkably little wear, evidence perhaps of being kept in its box (which is now sadly missing) for most of its life.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Badges : Scottish : 19th Century]

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The day the blunderbuss arrives I could not stop looking and feeling the gun for at least one hour. My wife told me that I was sick........ I am very happy, it is a piece of craftsmanship! Well made! I have 5 blunderbusses but all iron barrel, also from England but this one is gorgeous with the Brass Barrel.

Please keep me informed when you have any other type of blunderbuss. Thanks my friend!

M R, USA, 04.08.2011

The tipstaff arrived safe this morning, and I am very pleased with it.

J B, UK, 17.08.2005

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