Vintage 1926 Swinging Six Sporran Leckie ~ Graham & Co
Vintage Scottish sporran. Manufactured in 1926 by the distinguished firm of Leckie,Graham & Co in Glasgow, Scotland. Known more commonly as the "Swinging Six" due to the six white horse hair tassels which hang from the front of the sporran, made of black goatskin. Behind the brass cantle is a leather purse to keep money or personal items in. The style of sporran was adopted as part of the Sutherland Highlanders’ uniform between 1823 and 1826 and was later worn as part of the uniform of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regiment after the 93rd and 91st amalgamated in 1881. This type of sporran was commonly worn by the sergeants and soldiers.
Marked on back: Leckie Graham & Co, Glasgow, C & M 1926
A great addition to your antique sporran collection. This would make a great unique gift for a birthday or house warming gift for anyone with Scottish heritage.
Sporron measures 7" wide by 16" long and weighs 1lb 5oz.
This sporron is in good condition considering age and use, the button at the back is missing (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).
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