An officer’s full dress sporran of The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Scottish Weapons, Miscellaneous
An officer’s full dress sporran of The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), by R. & H. B. Kirkwood c. 1900. Brass cantle of regimental pattern with St Andrew and thistles in relief, reverse stamped in small lozenge “R. & H. B. KIRKWOOD 88 and 89 THISTLE ST. EDINR”, and engraved with owner’s initials N.J.L.B. White goat’s hair front, gold bullion tassels, red leather back and pouch trimmed with blue leather, chamois lining. Cantle and tassels removable for cleaning. In its chamois lined black japanned tin case with oak sides, sliding brass catches.
Overall length 17½” (44.5cms)