Queen dons two 'jewelled badges' with 'sentimental value' in Scotland – 'precious stones'

“Turning to Lieut. Mountbatten she remarked, ‘it is lovely, isn’t it?’

“This regiment was originally formed as Princess Louise’s Highlanders in 1881, their Colonel in Chief being Queen Victoria’s daughter Princess Louise.

“The badge features the double L cypher of Princess Louise surmounted by a coronet, a boar’s head (from the crest of the Argyll’s), and a cat (from the crest of the Sutherland’s) in a wreath of thistles.

“The badge was designed by Princess Louise.”

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source: express.co.uk