Box 129: Mounting card captioned in ms: “Household Brigade: Badges Shoulder Officers worn with S.D., B.D., Khaki Greatcoat, British Warm, KD Jacket, tropical dress and No 3 dress” on which 4 items (11831-11834). Also captioned bottom left: “54/Gen/A/481”. Evidence of the removal from the top of the card of 2 crowns and 4 stars, with an additional crown from the foot of the card, adjacent to which a ms notation: “Crown removed by Maj. F. Croxford 13 Jan 77 being not current pattn. (initials).” Reverse plain.
Gilding metal rank star to officers of the Scots Guards, being the Star of the Order of the Thistle (the saltire of St. Andrew with clusters of rays within the angles) over the centre of which embossed a circlet with the motto NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT (None provokes me with impunity), in the centre of the circlet a thistle flower and two leaves. Captioned to the left: “Stars:- Scots Guards”, with an asterisk, and to the right a ms notation: “Order of the Thistle”. Two loops and cotter pin to reverse.