Oil Painting – Beaver on Pond

A framed oil painting of a beaver at  a pond in the autumn with maple leaves. Artist : E. M. Makepeace 2014 The painting is 23″ x 19″ in a gold frame 27 1/2 ” x 23 1/2 ” and bears a brass plate with inscription: “Presented to Col. John B. Newman by Father William […]

Print – 48th Highlanders in Combat – by Silvia Pecota, artist

Print of a painting by Sylvia Pecota showing a 48th Highlander Sergeant in 1892 uniform with a Martini-Henry rifle.  In the Background are 48th Highlanders from WW 1 and WW2,  a piper and a drummer and a Highlander buckle badge at the bottom. Print is 13″ x 1 61/4″ and in a black wood frame […]

48th Highlanders Deployed Overseas 1947 – 2014

Framed print – bearing the names of 48th Highlanders deployed overseas from 1947 – 2014. List of Volunteers for: Germany – 27 Canadian Infantry Brigade , 1st Canadian Highland Battalion,  182 names for service between 1951 and 1955 Indo-China- 2 names Cyprus – 8 names Middle East – 6 names Namibia – 2 names Somalia […]

Family of Volunteers by Maj. George W. Beal

Family of Volunteers, An Illustrated History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, covers the period from the founding of the Regiment in 1891 to the 110th Anniversary in 2001. Chapters, richly illustrated with pictures, show the major periods and activities of the regiment: Early Years 1891 – 1914; three war times – South Africa 1900, […]

.50 Caliber Round

The .50 Browning Machine Gun (.50 BMG, 12.7×99mm NATO and designated as the 50 Browning by the C.I.P.) is a .50 in (12.7 mm) caliber cartridge developed for the M2 Browning heavy machine gun in the late 1910s, entering official service in 1921. Under STANAG 4383, it is a standard service cartridge for NATO forces as well […]

Sergeants 1921 Pattern Sporran

The sporran, a traditional part of male Scottish Highland dress, is a pouch that performs the same function as pockets on the pocketless kilt. Made of leather or fur, the ornamentation of the sporran is chosen to complement the formality of dress worn with it. The sporran is worn on a leather strap or chain, […]