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    Robert Mackey Balmoral

    I'm thinking of buying a Mackie balmoral. Is the one pictured below lovat blue or lovat green? I've seen it labeled both ways.

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    Looks like bottle green to me... I have one just like it.

    https://www.jhiggins.net/balmoral-pl...-bottle-green/

    The color is more obvious on the diced version:

    https://www.jhiggins.net/balmoral-di...ors-mix-match/

    SM
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    The bonnet in your post is described on the J. Higgins site as "Balmoral Plain Robert Mackie (Special Mix & Match Colors)" https://www.jhiggins.net/balmoral-pl...-match-colors/
    It differs from both the loval blue and lovat green Robert Mackie bonnets on their site, which are at the following links:

    https://www.jhiggins.net/balmoral-pl...ie-lovat-blue/

    https://www.jhiggins.net/balmoral-di...e-lovat-green/

    These are from the House of Labhran (maker unknown) http://www.houseoflabhran.com/scotti...ats/index.html

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    Lovat Green

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    Lovat Blue
    Last edited by Bruce Scott; 12th February 17 at 01:36 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Scott View Post
    These are from the House of Labhran (maker unknown) http://www.houseoflabhran.com/scotti...ats/index.html

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    Lovat Green

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    Lovat Blue
    They're Robert Mackie as well, that's where I got mine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Scott View Post
    These are from the House of Labhran (maker unknown)http://www.houseoflabhran.com/scotti...ats/index.html
    Quote Originally Posted by tweedhead View Post
    They're Robert Mackie as well, that's where I got mine
    Thanks, Bruce and Tweedhead!
    Last edited by Walkman; 13th February 17 at 04:55 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ShaunMaxwell View Post
    Looks like bottle green to me... I have one just like it.
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    I checked with JHiggins.net and you are correct, Shaun. This one is bottle green.

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