A silver-mounted sporran for the 48th Canadian Highlanders

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Lot 2064
A silver-mounted sporran for the 48th Canadian Highlanders
probably circa 1900

Sold for US$ 327 inc. premium
A silver-mounted sporran for the 48th Canadian Highlanders
probably circa 1900
Brown horsehair with two white horsehair tassels; silver cantle engraved with thistles and applied with silver regimental badge; russet leather back with two suspension loops, the pocket flap piped in black leather.
Condition: Silver with unpolished patina. Leather back showing wear, partially open seam and with tears and losses to flap piping.
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Footnotes

  • Note: Formed in 1891, the 48th Highlanders have served in virtually every British military action since, including the Boer War, World War I (Ypres), World War II (Invasion of Italy) and many post-war actions including Afghanistan.
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