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Lot 1608 (The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction, 21st January 2021)

MILITARY INTEREST - GORDON HIGHLANDERS AND ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS REGIMENTAL BADGES

Sold for £25


 

GORDON HIGHLANDERS EMBROIDERED REGIMENTAL BADGE,
with 'Penelope' wartime pattern, along with an Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders embroidered regimental badge and four embroidery patterns in original envelopes, also including a set of three wartime anti-gas eye shields

Note: These items originate from the estate of Gunner Grant Chalmers, Royal Artillery. Chalmers was invalided out of the army during WWII with Bovine TB in his right arm, and during his following spell in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, was given embroidery to complete as rehabilitation for this right hand. The embroideries included within this lots are the result of this work. These are offered for sale by the nephew of Chalmers.

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