VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER REGIMENTAL PLAID BROOCH FOR THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS. Edinburgh 1882

VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER REGIMENTAL PLAID BROOCH FOR THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS. Edinburgh 1882

£1,250

Striking and beautifully made sterling silver Victorian Regimental Plaid brooch for the Seaforth Highlanders.
Maker: R & H Kirkwood. Edinburgh, 1882

With cipher of Leopold, Duke of Albany.
Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, KG, KT, GCSI, GCMG, GCStJ (Leopold George Duncan Albert; 7 April 1853 - 28 March 1884) was the eighth child and youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
This Regiment was an amalgamation of the 72nd and 78th Highlanders in 1881.
(For example of 1881, see Spinks' auction 20.07.2005, lot 39)

Diameter: 3 inches (7.6cm)
Weight: 2.6 troy ounces (81 grams)

Year

1882

Medium

Sterling silver

Country

Edinburgh

Condition

Excellent

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