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Tartan Details - Labrador

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Labrador" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10004
Designer: Martin, Michael
Tartan date: 09/12/2004
Registration date: 24 February 2009
Category: District
Restrictions: Yes.
This tartan may only be woven by the designer, Michael S. Martin, or his assigns.
Copyright for this tartan has been registered with the Intellectual Properties Office of the Government of Canada. The titles 'Tartan of Labrador' and 'Labrador Tartan' are designated to describe the design.
Copyright Registration no.1065395 in the Canadian Intellectual Property Office; Trademark Registration of 'Labrador Tartan' no.1429042.
Registration notes: This tartan has been designed to celebrate the Labrador Scottish Heritage. The starting point was the tartan of the Grants of Strathspey since Donald Smith, Lord Strathcona, one of the founders of the Dominion of Canada, was a grandson of the family. The sett and the colours have been changed to make the tartan uniquely Labradorean. Donald Smith set the standard for fur trapping and trading that was the principle element of the pioneer economy.
Information notes: Keywords: Canada; Scottish heritage
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
Registrant details: Mr Michael Martin, 18 Hillside Road, Corner Brook, Nl, Canada, A2H 1A6
[email protected]
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