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    Black Watch Badges from my collection.

    42nd Foot officers glengarry badge. Silver back star with gilt overlay seperate silver numerals. 1875-1881.
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    Welcome Ron to the official Black Watch Site,There is a lot of people here who have not seen your collection of photohraphs, badges ect,I look forward to seeing them again.
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    42nd officers glengarry badge, cast silver plated back star gilt overlay with separate silver numerals.
    This version has a pinched Victorian Crown and makers name plate to the reverse. W.Anderson Military Outfitters Edinburgh 1875-1881.
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    Hi Ron,

    Welcome to the site and thanks in advance for posting your collection.

    Considering that the images have been resized the detail, clarity and quality is really good.

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    Welcome Ronmarsden, nice collection.

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    Thanks for the welcome all, I see quite a few names on here I recognise. Hope you enjoy my collection am always interested in comments from members.
    The descriptions and dates I give are only my opinion always happy to be corrected. My collection includes 42nd Foot, Black Watch, Royal Highlanders of Canada and Transvaal Scottish.
    Regards to all Ron.

    A fine and early officers bonnet badge being a die-cast copper gilt sphinx with fine reeded mantling and asp diadem headband.
    Retaining 80% fire gilding with lead soldered replacement lugs to the rear. Circa 1860.
    Ex Arthur Strutt collection.
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    Greetings Ron, nice to see you on Site, you have no idea how often I look at the pictures of your collection which you sent to me a few years ago. I am still looking for Black Watch postcards etc.

    Regards aye!!

    Bob Little
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    God Bless "The Watch" Now And Forever

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    Hi Bob, nice to hear from you again you can view some of my WW1 B.W. postcards on the Great War Forum in unit and formation threads.
    Regards Ron.

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    This site is in for a real treat viewing your extensive collection Ron , like Joe I have followed all your posts and enjoyed them .

    Yours Aye
    Tam.


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    Tam Drummond
    Former Musician in the 1st Bn The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment )

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    Quote Originally Posted by TamDrummond View Post
    This site is in for a real treat viewing your extensive collection Ron , like Joe I have followed all your posts and enjoyed them .

    Yours Aye
    Tam.

    Eddie says:

    Aye Tam, I agree M8 - Keep them coming Ron!

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