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Kilt pins/clips. No. 12, 13 & 14

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Brooches43 of 883Sword & Shield kilt/Shawl pin no. 15No. 9 Sword & Shield kilt pin
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    Posted 9 months ago

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    Originally all three were gilded but only one remains with its gilt. Bought all three together so say from a jewellers old new stock.
    Nice clear hallmarks, all three were made by Frank Narborough assayed in Birmingham in 1950. Not sure if these pins/clips are to do with kilts but certainly a Celtic design.

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    1. Collectables59 Collectables59, 9 months ago
      Appreciate the loves thank you elanski and Jenni.
    2. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 9 months ago
      The clips look more like a tie clip than a kilt pin.
    3. Collectables59 Collectables59, 9 months ago
      Maybe if you wear ties 3" wide.
    4. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 9 months ago
      Well, the only items I found with that type clip and triangular emblem was tie clips and oddly clips that go on the socks they wear. It appeared the socks are folded over at the top about 3 or 4 inches and a fancy clip put on the fold on the outside of the leg right below the knee. The image on google showed a pretty clear image of the socks clip which I had never happened to see before. I will have to pay attention when the Renaissance Festivals start again after this dam pandemic.
    5. Collectables59 Collectables59, 9 months ago
      Brilliant info. I think a sock clip sounds right well it's more unusual than a tie clip or even a kilt pin. Thanks for giving me something to go on.
    6. Collectables59 Collectables59, 9 months ago
      I found a possible answer. Maybe it was a clip to keep the kilt flashes secure ??
    7. Collectables59 Collectables59, 9 months ago
      Thank you fhrjr2, fortapache, Ms.CrystalShip and kwqd for the loves.
    8. Collectables59 Collectables59, 3 months ago
      A belated thank you Watchsearcher, sorry I missed this one. Neil

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