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Title 79th Highlanders officer's plaid brooch
Nationality Scottish
Period mid-19th century

These were worn by officers, pipers and senior NCOs, the metal for the latter two being mostly nickel silver, while those for officers were either in fine quality silver plate or solid silver. This is of cast silver construction with an iron pin to the reverse. There are no hall marks, but this is typical of a mid-19th century example.

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[Militaria : Badges : Scottish : 19th Century]


Just to let you know, the knot has arrived and is an awesome piece. It will make a great addition to the collection.

S V, USA, 05.08.2014

The sword arrived first thing and it is an excellent item - many thanks indeed! Good to do business with you.

M M, UK, 01.11.2005