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Caledonian Challenge Shield badge - Robert Mackay 1909
Caledonian Challenge Shield badge - Robert Mackay 1909

Embroidered raised badge in the shape of a circle with a saltire behind, the arms of which project from the edge of the circle, on a backing of dark blue felt, hessian or similar, and paper. The border of the circle is red satin. The centre bears the Scottish royal crest of red lion rampant on a yellow background with a crown above. The outlines of the circle, arms of the saltire, inner shield and crown, and wording (CALEDONIAN CHALLENGE SHIELD 1909) are worked in metal thread, with highlights in several colours.
Part of the Robert Mackay collection.
Picture added on 24 April 2008
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