Baronet’s Badge of Great Britain (Rose and Thistle surround)


Baronet’s Badge of Great Britain (Rose and Thistle surround), a privately made, unmarked badge of contemporary manufacture, slightly smaller that the Royal Mint issue, 45mm x 36mm, silver-gilt and enamel, the reverse inscribed ‘Rose of Leith 1935.
The Honourable Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Hugh Arthur Rose, 1st Baronet, cr. 1935, served in the Great War in command of the 15th Battalion, The Royal Scots (D.S.O. 1917). Chairman of various educational and banking establishments; appointed by the Government, Investigator into the Derelict Areas of Scotland, 1934; and Commissioner for Scotland under Special Areas (Development and Improvement) Act, 1934-36; died 14 August 1937.
With a small length of ribbon, gilt a little worn, otherwise good very fine.

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