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This oval arm badge was reputedly made in for B Urquhart, Housekeeper of Trinity House, Leith in 1728. The central anchor has an worn and indistinct imotto. This may have been the Trinity House moto 'Pervia Virtuti Sydera Terra Mare' (The earth, the sea and the stars are conquerable by men of courage). On display at Trinity House, Leith.
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Date Made
18th Century
1728
Dimensions
175 x 125 x 20mm
Property Information
Accession No
TRH203

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