Labhran Highland Wear Style Blog
The Pipe Major of the Scottish regiments wears a different version waist belt buckle, sporran and insignia than the pipers in the band.
We offer a range of Pipe Major’s pattern waistbelt buckles for a number of Scottish regiments including. The Black Watch Royal Highlanders, Gordon Highlanders, London Scottish Regiment and the Scots Guards.
A UK military Pipe Major’s position is an appointment and not a rank. An appointee is required to have attained the rank of at least sergeant and to have successfully completed the pipe major's course at the Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming.
100% made in the UK as supplied to the regiments and pipers around the world.
The Black Watch Royal Highlanders Pipe Major’ waist belt buckle
Gordon Highlanders Pipe Major’ waist belt buckle
The Scottish clan crest pipe banner is something we have designed and created for clan chiefs, clan chieftains and clan members since 1998. Each banner is designed around classic clan crests and devices.
If you have a project in mind our in house team can help create a a bespoke Drum Major’s baldric, bagpipe banner or flag carrier sash that will be carried on your band for years to come.
MacIntosh clan pipe banner
Mackenzie clan chief bagpipe pipe banner
Clan crest bagpipe banner
Clan MacLennan chief’s bagpipe banner
As a supplier and manufacturer of re-created Victorian, Edwardian and 20th century regimental insignia and accoutrements, attention to historical accuracy and detail is very important. If you have a project you need help with we would love to hear from you.
We have offer a range of Scottish regiments and British army regimental cloth and embroidered insignia. We supply pipe bands and regimental pipers and clients around the world. Hand embroidered to MOD standards and as supplied to the Scottish regiments and British army. Offering Pipe Major insignia, bagpipe badges, drummers insignia, sleeve and rank stripes, officers collar dogs, sword knots and officers shoulder boards.
In addition to the regimental range we design and hand embroider insignia for film, theatre, pipe bands and associations around the world.
Our in house team will help create a a bespoke historical pattern embroidered Scottish regimental and British army military insignia.
Group of the 71st Regiment with colour sergeant, Crimean War. Great photo showing the sleeve insignia.
19th Century Pattern Victorian Queen Crown No1 Dress Regimental Recruiting Sergeant Dress Insignia
19th Century Pattern Victorian Queen Crown Dress Regimental Warrant Office Class II Insignia
Scottish officer in the Crimea. Captain Cunningham, 42nd Royal Highland Regiment, Crimean War
Men of the 42nd Highland Regiment Crimean Veterans: William Gardner, Donald McKenzie and George Glen 1856.
Circa 1863 photograph of Colour Sgt.Alexander Scots Fusilier Guards. Great photo of the sleeve insignia