Rare Georgian Scottish Silver Helter Skelter Club Badge

PATRICK ROBERTSON, EDINBURGH c1790
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A rare Georgian Scottish silver Helter Skelter Club Badge of plain oval form with tied ribbon and ring surmount, the face engraved with a heraldic crest below the motto ‘Diligentia Fit Ubertas’ (Diligence causes fertility) and the name 'James Hay'- Original Member. The reverse with the instituted date 8th May 1790 and the initials D.W.B.C.

By Patrick Robertson, Edinburgh, c1790




£750.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
65  mm (2.56 inches)
W
36  mm (1.42 inches)
D
1  mm (0.04 inches)
Weight
13.00 Grams (0.42 troy ounces)
Country
Scotland
Stock Code
TRS260619
Medium
Silver
Literature
Blazon of crest:-
A naked arm in pale, holding an ox-yoke in fess gu. For Hay of Newhall and Pitfour, Scotland

James Hay of Seggieden, Perthshire was a well known landowner.

The HELTER SKELTER CLUB was a convivial club for young well-to-do "rake-hells".