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Old 06-15-2018, 06:27 AM   #27
CalumII
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Default Re: Repro horseshair sporrrans (Pakistan); worth it or not?

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Originally Posted by piper909 View Post
does anyone know why the Black Watch pipers wear their crossbelt OVER their plaid when I think every other regiment wears/wore their plaid over the crossbelt?

HIstorically there was quite a bit of variety and no real consistency - and it could change in the same pipe band according to whims of the hierarchy.


I suspect in the case of the Black Watch it was simply a case of being able to see the badges.
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