A rare and possibly unique set of ivory and gold mounted bagpipes
Hugh MacPherson, Edinburgh
Of ebonised wood with Macpherson tartan covered gortex zipper bag, half mounted in gilt 9ct gold with ivory mounts, the drone caps, stocks and drone ferrules, tuning slides, chanter sole, mouthpiece all in 9ct gold with interlaced zoomorphic Pictish designs, hallmarked, Edinburgh Hugh Macpherson, 1961, the chanter stamped ' Macpherson , Edinburgh' and near the sole 'Scotland', together with a second red bag cover with gold braid, contained within a gold anodised aluminium flight case, together with copy of book 1 and 2 of the 'Edcath collection of Highland bagpipe music and Drum settings' published by Hugh Macpherson.
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