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    Quote Originally Posted by ShaunMaxwell View Post
    I received the sporran chain from the Scottish Trading Company. The link appears earlier in this thread.
    I see what you did there.

    I seem to have been lucky, because I requested a long-link chain with my Margaret Morrison re-bag and they had one to hand.

    I like the fact that the links are welded, though the welds are a bit crude. Vintage chains would have had the welds finished nicely, I suppose by filing them down.

    The chain had "antique" finish which consisted of dull darkish grey paint, too much of it, so I hit the chain with steel wool to bring the level of shine up to the patina on my vintage silver cantle. It matches beautifully.

    Last edited by OC Richard; 14th September 22 at 06:15 AM.
    Proud Mountaineer from the Highlands of West Virginia; son of the Revolution and Civil War; first Europeans on the Guyandotte

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