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Old 19-08-19, 09:14 PM
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Hi Guys,

Here's a picture of a couple of Royal Dragoon Guards Pipers.

Am looking for a plaid brooch that they wear on their left shoulder.

Would anyone also happen to have a close up picture of one?

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G'day Mick, is this what you are looking for?

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Old 19-08-19, 09:57 PM
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Yes mate - that's the one.

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Not this then?

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That could well be another one. The pics I posted came from the RDG Pipes and Drums FB page.

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Circular plaid brooch with central Jewel is possibly worn by the senior piper(s) or the Pipe Major. The other as in posts 1 and 2 is a Tara brooch.

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Hi Mick, This is taken a few years ago but shows both the pipers and the pipe major in close up, the Tara brooch looks the same as the Royal Irish Regiment pipers wear. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLBeQ97iaKg regards John
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These come up for sale occasionally but you have to look for Tara Brooch, not Plaid Brooch.

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These come up for sale occasionally but you have to look for Tara Brooch, not Plaid Brooch.

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Thanks mate - will adjust my search

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I agree that the RDG Tara brooch looks to be the same as that worn by pipers of the Royal Irish Regiment.

From JSP768

Brooch, Pipers Pipe Major and Pipers, Royal Irish Regiment

Nickel silver. Silver-plated finish.

NSN 8455-99-974-0005 Part No 15379

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Good shot of the RDG Pipe Major, you can just see that he is wearing a circular plaid brooch with central Jewel as in my post 4.
http://www.yorkmix.com/wp-content/up...rmy-pipers.jpg

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Mick, here are some photos to give you an idea what to look for, it has 4 lugs.
Included a photo to show size.
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Thanks mate! Much appreciated.

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