For sale is a very well preserved original WW1 era example of an Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders officer style full-mask badger-head sporran. The sporran is free of restoration or alterations. And with only very light areas of. Near the nose and ears of the badger head.
As is typical of these sporran the badger head features inset glass eyes, snarling teeth and protruding tongue below the nose. The gilt thistle motif cones are hung from gold lace cords. The brushes are a very fine hair and may be goat, as they are not as stiff as horse hair. Brass metal top cap firmly affixed in.The leather bodice is largely free of damage other than for some cosmetic scuffs and. Blemishes that could only be expected on a used item of this age.
And features a small doe-skin coin pouch, which is. The sporran measures 35 cm or 13 1/2" from top to bottom and is about 20 cm wide or 8".
The pictures should speak for themselves but I'm happy to send more if so required. I have a lot of rare highland regalia listed this week. So please check my other auctions as many hard to find Scottish items are also available. The item "WW1 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Officer Badger Head Full Dress Sporran Kilt" is in sale since Thursday, August 15, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Other British WWI Orig. The seller is "toraba" and is located in St Albert. This item can be shipped worldwide.