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Scottish Silver Clan Badge - Campbell Clan, Barbreck - "I Bear in Mind"
Reference: S1524
Period: George VI
Year: 1938
Silversmith: R. W. Forsyth Ltd.
Place: Edinburgh
Price: $ 160.00
Weight: 34 grams
Dimensions: 4.5 cm diameter
Condition: Excellent, pin in full working order. Original pendant silver ring.

Description: A Scottish silver clan badge, which can be worn as a pendant or as a brooch or kilt sash pin. The badge comprises a "Lions Head Effrontee" (looking forward) with the motto "I Bear in Mind". This is the crest and motto of the Campbell clan of Barbreck. The Campbells are one of the most powerful clans of Scotland, descendants of King Robert Bruce. The Campbells of Barbreck are from the Argyll district. The badge is very good quality, the lion is cast and has lovely detail, it stands out from the badge. It is a pleasing weight, and hangs well from a chain. The hallmarks are clear, and include makers mark RWF. The badge also has a silver plaque which reads " R.W. Forsyth Ltd, Edinburgh & Glasgow". R.W. Forsyth was a leading Scottish department store from 1897 until the 1980's.
Scottish Silver Clan Badge  - Campbell Clan, Barbreck -
Scottish silver clan badge - Campbell, I bear in mind

Scottish Silver Clan Badge  - Campbell Clan, Barbreck -
Scottish silver clan badge - back

Scottish Silver Clan Badge  - Campbell Clan, Barbreck -
Campbell Clan, Barbreck - scale

Scottish Silver Clan Badge  - Campbell Clan, Barbreck -
RW Forsyth, silversmith

Scottish Silver Clan Badge  - Campbell Clan, Barbreck -
Scottish silver hallmarks

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