Lovely vintage brooch. This Scottish Gunn clan kilt pin is one of a series of sword pins with different clan mottos printed on. In excellent condition the pin has a secure clasp and is stamped on the back with the series number 31 and the word SCOTLAND. Made from lead free pewter. The clan motto Aut Pax Aut Bellum (either peace or war) is printed on the crest and the top features a thistle.
‘Clan Gunn is a Highland Scottish clan associated with lands in northeastern Scotland, including Caithness, Sutherland and, arguably, the Orkney Isles. Clan Gunn is one of the oldest Scottish Clans, being descended from the Norse Jarls of Orkney and the Pictish Mormaers of Caithness.’ –
The kilt pin weighs 15 grams. It measures 9 cm long x 3.6 cm wide. Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.