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Old 12-02-21, 07:16 PM
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Hi Ron,

how long has it taken you to amass this stunning collection ?

Cheers, Mark
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Hi Mark, just about 40 years and counting.

New addition, cased regimental shooting medal by Phillips Aldershot.
Engraved to the rear Depot The Black Watch Sqd best shot Oct 1928 ---80---
Pte J McCulloch.
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Old 28-02-21, 04:01 PM
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St. Anderw's area platoon pipers and drummers. Standing left Pipe Sgt Alexander Chisholm ex Pipe Major 3rd Bn Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Special Reserve. Took up position of Pipe Sgt T/7/RH 1910. Piper in the rear wearing ornate cairngorm plaid brooch, five with blackcock tails and some wearing badge backings. two drummers wearing 6VBRH badges and uniforms. Black Watch kilts being worn Royal Sturart not introduced untill 1913 dates this photo to 1911/12.
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Menu holder stamped silver Carlise mounted with a gilt Highland Cyclists Battalion button by Armfields.
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Cigarette case.

Found a nice original pressed cardboard box to accomodate this case.
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Two silversmiths blanks for swagger sticks, Victorian crown but still used up till the 1920s.
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Pipers belt belonging to Sgt T.Millar 8th,9th and 30th Bn The Black Watch.
Plated civilian buckle mounted with a yellow brass badge. WW1 veteran acted as a training Sgt in WW2, various names inscribed on the inside of belt.
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I like this, especially the names on the belt.
Thank you for sharing Ron

Chris
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It seem's between the wars he put on so much weight he added a 5 inch extension to the waist.
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It seem's between the wars he put on so much weight he added a 5 inch extension to the waist.
Ha ha brilliant!
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Large heavy duty kilt pin mounted with a brass HCB sweetheart brass badge.
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Veterans/sweetheart brooch just over an inch in diameter, details on the badge hand engraved.
Silver/tortoiseshell and stamped to the rear Ws Ld Sterling, listed as a Lodon fob maker this style of mark used only 1921-24.
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More information about Sarjeant.

In later life he worked for English Electric.
President of Ilkley British Legion.
Chairman of the Parish Council.
President of Ilkley Christian Citizens.
Chairman of St.Dunstans blind soldiers annex.
Chairman of Cilvilian Commitee for Ilkley ATC.
Commitee member of Ilkley War Memorial.
Tory Councellor Ilkley UDC 1954.
Prominant member of Longbowmen of Adel (foreground in pic)
His residence Dower House Ben Rhydding currently on market for 1.3 million.
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Silver and enamel badge mounted on a cross medallion engraved verso 1st Prize Swimming Recruits 1911. Also stamped BN STERLING SILVER (Benjamin Ninnes).
The twisted suspension loop bears a Victoria's Head silver duty mark.
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