Authentic Scots Leather Dress Sporran w Sterling Silver Clan Gorgon Crest Badge

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Seller: scrimshaw01 (19,722) 99.9%, Location: Melbourne, VIC, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 382773088389 Authentic Scots Leather Dress Sporran w Sterling Silver Clan Gorgon Crest Badge This wonderful and authentic Scottish brown leather dress sporran comes with its belt of leather and strong silver links chain hallmarked Edinburgh 1950 with maker’s initials of Alexander & John Smith of Aberdeen The sporran is mounted with the silver clan crest badge of a Monarch of the Glen stag’s head over a duke’s crown and the motto clan “Bydand”. The motto translates to “Steadfast”. It is the crest of the Gordon Clan. We haven’t taken the badge off; tests confirm it is sterling silver and most likely made in the early 1950s. The clan come mainly from Aberdeenshire. It is an authentic piece of Scottish attire as worn by members of the clan in full Scottish dress. It is a piece that would have been worn by a wealthy member of the clan. The midland Scots clan has a long history dating back to the 12th century. The Chief of Clan Gordon is Granville Charles Gomer Gordon, 13th Marquess of Huntly, Earl of Enzie, Earl of Aboyne, Lord Gordon of Badenoch, Lord Gordon of Strathavon and Glenlivet, Baron Meldrum of Morven. We have listed several pieces of Gordon attire including sporran, belt plates (buckles) and formal wear ghillie brogues. The sporran is in very good vintage condition with no faults or damage. The silver has not been cleaned preferring to leave this to the new owner’s discretion. The photos form part of the description and condition report. Measures: sporran 21 x 18cm, belt 90 x 2cm (adjustable); overall with belt 372g. We have listed several other pieces of silver, decorative art and collectables. Please refer to our other listings, we’re always pleased to combine postage costs to save you money. Authentic Scots Leather Dress Sporran w Sterling Silver Clan Gorgon Crest Badge Click images to enlarge Description This wonderful and authentic Scottish brown leather dress sporran comes with its belt of leather and strong silver links chain hallmarked Edinburgh 1950 with maker’s initials of Alexander & John Smith of Aberdeen The sporran is mounted with the silver clan crest badge of a Monarch of the Glen stag’s head over a duke’s crown and the motto clan “Bydand”. The motto translates to “Steadfast”. It is the crest of the Gordon Clan. We haven’t taken the badge off; tests confirm it is sterling silver and most likely made in the early 1950s. The clan come mainly from Aberdeenshire. It is an authentic piece of Scottish attire as worn by members of the clan in full Scottish dress. It is a piece that would have been worn by a wealthy member of the clan. The midland Scots clan has a long history dating back to the 12th century. The Chief of Clan Gordon is Granville Charles Gomer Gordon, 13th Marquess of Huntly, Earl of Enzie, Earl of Aboyne, Lord Gordon of Badenoch, Lord Gordon of Strathavon and Glenlivet, Baron Meldrum of Morven. We have listed several pieces of Gordon attire including sporran, belt plates (buckles) and formal wear ghillie brogues. The sporran is in very good vintage condition with no faults or damage. The silver has not been cleaned preferring to leave this to the new owner’s discretion. The photos form part of the description and condition report. Measures: sporran 21 x 18cm, belt 90 x 2cm (adjustable); overall with belt 372g. We have listed several other pieces of silver, decorative art and collectables. Please refer to our other listings, we’re always pleased to combine postage costs to save you money. Please scroll through the Auctiva pictures to see all the photos. Any questions? 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