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    Canadian Black Watch collection.

    5th Bn 'Royal Scots of Canada' 1885-1900. Predecessor unit of Royal Highlanders of Canada.
    Officers cast silver glengarry badge issued June 1885. A Boar's head upon a torse above the numeral '5'
    enclosed by a scroll inscribed "NE OBLIVISCARIS" (Forget Not).
    Ref Brooker 105-11-27.
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    5th Bn Royal Scots of Canada 1885-1900.
    Cast silver boars head device, being a mount from an officers waist belt clasp.
    A boars head on a torse, below the head the numeral 5 resting on a scroll inscribed
    "NE OBLIVISCARIS". To the reverse integral cast loops North and South.
    Also worn as a sporran badge. Ref Brooker 105-18-30.
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    Great Stuff as usual Ron .

    Yours Aye
    Tam.
    War does not decide who is right , only who is left.

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

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    5th Btn Royal Scots of Canada Officers and SNCO's 1885 pattern gilted gilding metal glengarry badge.
    Ref Brooker 105-11-30.
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    5th Royal Scots OR's glengarry badge 1895-1904.
    White metal thistle star bearing a wreath and crowned oval inscribed "Ne Obliviscaris"
    Boars head to the centre with '5' below, two copper loops to the reverse.
    Ex Hugh King collection. Ref Brooker 105-11-32.
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    5th Royal Scots officers large silver collar badge facing left 1885 pattern.
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    5th Royal Scots ORs brass button for scarlet doublet, by Firmins London.
    Silver plated pipers doublet button.
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    5th Royal Scots ORs 1885 pattern in thin gauge copper with copper loops to the reverse.
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    In 1906 Regiment title changed to The 5th Regiment Royal Highlanders of Canada.
    1906 ORs undress pattern glengarry badge in brass. Makers tag 'J R Gaunt Montreal'.
    Brooker 105-11-40
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    5th Royal Highlanders feather bonnet badge 1906 pattern.
    Motto reads 'Royal Highlanders of Canada'. Extra long loops to the rear.
    Brooker 105-11-39.
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