Historical information

These bagpipes were used by pipemajor D.M MacLennan MBE (awarded 1961) in 5th battalion victorian scottish regiment and later 1st battalion royal victoria regiment from 1952 to 1963.

Died 1979. Esprit de corps the history of the victorian scottish regiment and the 5th infantry battalion page ref: 361 - 372 (page 363 directly refers to purchase and use of pipes)
Letter regarding both purchase details and terms of use of bagpipes within the pipes and drums.

Physical description

Set of bagpipes consist of silver/ ivory mounted drones (silver is halmarked) 3 piece bass drone and stock 2 x 2 piece tennor drone blow pipe and stock, pipes have chanter stock but no chanter. Pipe bag is of a black gortex and fittings (not original bag) pipe bag cover is of the Maclennan Tartan (original) Pipe cords are of green, red white and black braid (original).