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Old 06-09-20, 10:31 AM
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Lovely badge Ron.

I think I recall a thread on here when the forumís early days c.2008 where a member said they had or had seen an ORs badge with reverse scrolls.

Does this exist or is it a badge myth?
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Old 06-09-20, 08:23 PM
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Luke,
I have never seen an ORs example, my sgts version is post no 56 on this thread.
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Old 10-09-20, 09:34 PM
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Many thanks indeed Ron.
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Old 16-09-20, 10:23 AM
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Trinity college Glenalmond 25mm brass button.
Uncommon back mark C.G. SOUTHCOTT & PARTNERSHIP Ltd LEEDS.
They started circa 1911 so probably pre war button.
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Old 16-09-20, 12:52 PM
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An interesting button,
May I ask what the letters on the points of the star mean, and why a star?
Lastly, what is their link to the Black Watch please?
Thank you Ron

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Old 16-09-20, 02:20 PM
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Chris, letters are Glenalmond Highland Rifle Volunteer Corps.
The star is the sign of the Trinity entwined and reversed. Taken from the Arms of Trinity College.

For a short while the Corps was attached to the 4VBRH, many of the instructors were serving or ex Black Watch men. The badge is the same as the old 4VBRH, many former members of the corps went on to serve in various Black Watch Bns.
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Old 16-09-20, 02:26 PM
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Correction not from the Arms but from the seal.
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Old 16-09-20, 02:59 PM
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Many thanks Ron, very interesting.
Still enjoying your BW threads, thank you for posting your wonderful collection.

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Old 16-09-20, 10:00 PM
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Ron, I am also enjoying looking at your wonderful Black Watch collection.
I have this Black Watch gold ring that I thought you might enjoy seeing.

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Old 17-09-20, 07:06 AM
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Very nice Phil is it marked at all?
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Old 17-09-20, 11:41 PM
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No Ron, there are no makers marks on it.
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Old 19-09-20, 04:38 PM
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Black Watch Association life membership card issued to 2693950 J. MCINTOSH dated 17 June 1935. Along with his two dog tags stamped 'P' indicating Presbyterian religion.
You will notice from the badge illustration that the wording on the scrolls are reversed this is a full year before I had previously thought!

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Old 24-09-20, 08:29 AM
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A particularly sharp strike with good silver plating on this 02-36 OR's badge.
Probably for bandsman or pipers.

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Old 24-09-20, 09:48 AM
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That's a really nicely made badge, lovely!

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Old 29-09-20, 04:14 PM
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Officers glengarry badge in unmarked silver, gilt rubbed to brass.
Heavy gauge solid back star with a high curve cast with nice quality hobnails. Badge weighs 52.7 gms. Old collectors label marks to the rear.

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