16 Oct 2012
FIRST WOLD WAR – SEAFORTH HIGHLANDER DRUMMER BUST
We have for sale a terrific bust of a first world war seaforth highlander drummer uniform and accessories consisting of a
Pre First World War tunic in fair condition, jacket has had slight repair work where holes have appeared otherwise a nice item. The highland headress is made in Glasgow and is ostrich feathers and is First World War period also.
The glengarry headress is dated 1915 and is in excellent condition.
The leather music pouch is First World War and has sheet music dated 1914.
The small ammunition pouch has a SEAFORTH badge attached, the white belt and brass buckle is slade wallis equipment from the boer war along with the frog attached.
The drum strap is not period,however it does add to the overall look of the mannequin.
The sporran and kilt is SEAFORTH highlander and are First World War period.
The bayonet is a lee Metford and is in excellent condition
The arm band shown is First World War period and denotes stretcher bearer.
Boots are post Second World War however spats and hose tops are First World War period.
The drum is First World War period and measures 14.5″ diameter x 7.5″ depth it is marked “Hawkes & Son London with serial No and marked to the N/Regt 1st Bn The drum has only one skin or head intact Drum sticks are not period.
PLEASE CONTACT IF YOU REQUIRE ANY MORE PICTURES OR INFORMATION ON THIS ITEM AND WE WILL BE ONLY TO PLEASED TO HELP.PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE SIZE AND VALUE OF THIS ITEM POST AND PACKING IS NOT INCLUDED
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