Antique Scottish 9ct Gold Macleod Clan Badge C1890 By Donald Mcrae Of Inverness
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Antique Scottish 9ct Gold Macleod Clan Badge C1890 By Donald Mcrae Of Inverness:
Rare AntiqueScottish Provincial 9ct Gold ClanBadge c1890Victorian Clan Badge for ClanMacLeodby Donald McRae of Inverness
A rare late 19th Century Scottish Gold Clan Badge or Cap Badge for Clan MacLeod dating to c1890, which has been crafted in 9ct Gold by a Provincial Silversmith & Goldsmith Donald McRae of Inverness(please see the detailed close-up photographs provided, which form an integral part of the item's description).
This wonderful Scottish Clan Badge or Cap Badge, which is approx' 49.0mm long by 37.0mm and weighs 13.2 grams, is of a traditional openwork form crafted with a central Clan Crest of a Bull's Head flanked to either side by a Flag within a surround fashioned as a belt bearing the motto: 'HOLD FAST'.
As shown, this fine quality Scottish Provincial Gold Brooch is stamped on the reverse with: the maker's mark 'DM'; the Town Mark 'INS'; and the fineness stamp '9ct', which confirms that it is made from solid 9ct Gold and that it was made by Donald McRae in Inverness.
As shown, this rare Gold Clan Badge is in great condition overall and comes complete & ready to wear with only appropriate wear for a Badge that is approx' 126 years old; commensurate with age the base metal pin, the hinge & 'C' clasp may have been replaced at some time historically.
In summary, arare late 19th Century Scottish Provincial 9ct Gold Clan Badge or Cap Badge for Clan MacLeod dating to c1890, which would surely grace any collection - it is quite simply sublime.Any Questions Please Don't Hesitate to Ask
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