Quote Originally Posted by OC Richard View Post

By the way that photo of a Gordon Highlanders piper shows one of a large number of different sporran designs they wore over the years. It might well be a 1st battalion/2nd battalion thing like it was in the Seaforths.

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yes, as You know, pipers of 92nd Regiment of Foot were first in regiment who changed their sporrans to 2 black long tail pattern in 1870s, and pipers of 2nd Battn Gordon Highlanders still wore old 92nd Regimental pattern sporrans until 1885 at least.

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