u.s. marine pipers
By special request we are now offering 'unofficial' outfitting for members of the U.S. Marine Pipers Association. we are currently designing uniform elements to be submitted for official recognition by the Corps, some of which are shown below. For members of the Marine Pipers Association we offer a special run of heaviweight leatherneck tartan and custom uniform items. The following items are offered to members of this group, and to all active or reserve Marines:
|8 yard kilt in 16 oz. worsted, Leatherneck tartan (up to 42" waist) - currently unavailable until we find a new source for the Marine tartan||
|Piper's Plaid, 3, 3-1/4, 3-1/2, or 4 yards, tartan as above (call for correct length)||
|Piper's Doublet, in piper green with white piping and gold lace in barathea||$950.00|
|Piper's Doublet in moleskin or Melton (officer's doublet w/ gold lace and russia drops - add $450)||$1150.00|
|Marine Piper's Sporran: full badger w/thistle cones and six brush tassels, white sporran belt||$775.00|
|Marine Dress Evening Sporran in badger fur
with gilt cantle and bells-
(also shows Leatherneck tartan and full dice evening hose)
|Marine Piper's Waist Belt, 2-1/2"white
(elisted) or black (officer's) plastic, gold plated
buckle with appropriate EGA centered on buckle
|Marine Piper's Cross Belt, 3" white
(enlisted) or black (officer's - shown) plastic, gold
plated buckle slide & tip and appropriate EGA on belt
|red/green hose tops||$125.00|
|velcro closure spats||$69.95|
|Marine Corps Pipe Banner - Globe and Anchor
on Corps side, Division or personal device on 'personal'
side(submit design for personal side) Here are the first
As these are 'memorial' banners, the left side is black, with the person's name and rank in silver with the unit (division, in this case) badge above. A Memorial Banner for a KIA would have a gold star in the upper left corner of the personal side as well.
Suggested background colours for active duty are red or dark green, unless you have a personal preference for another colour. Send a detailed example of the unit device for accurate reproduction. We will soon have some standard division and unit badges posted here as examples.
|$275.00 and up|
|Dirk and sgian - under development||TBD|
EVENING DRESS OPTIONS
Photos will be put up as items come in
Drummer's uniforms will be available as the need arises
NOTE: NONE of the above items has as yet been approved for official wear by the USMC. We are hoping that these designs will be officially adopted, but as yet this has not happened.
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