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Tartan Details - Corps of Royal Engineers

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

Reference: 12850
Designer: Lawson, Margi
Tartan date: 09/06/2020
Registration date: 16 June 2020
Category: Military
Restrictions: Yes. Designed and owned by Margi Lawson, Tartan Manor. Use of this tartan to produce various items, garments, clothing, all manner of products etc, for retail and is restricted to Tartan Manor Ltd.
No other person or company will have that right. Weaving is restricted to those approved by Tartan Manor Ltd.

IPR pending
Registration notes: The Corps of Royal Engineers Tartan celebrates all past and present personnel and achievements attached to the Corps of Royal Engineers, since its formation in 1716. After expansion and many expeditions around the world, the Corps of Royal Engineers was formally established in 1856. The design features dark blue and crimson of the Corps of Royal Engineers Stable Belt and silvery grey denotes the crest buckle on their stable belt. Black is for continual respect for all fallen Corps of Royal Engineers comrades. Royal Engineer soldiers are called ‘Sappers’. Sappers originates from the French word Sappe and became connected with military engineering during the 17th century. Trenches and tunnels, called ‘Saps’, were engineered to cause the walls of forts under siege to collapse, and their diggers became known as ‘Sappers’. Today Sappers are multi-skilled soldiers, combat engineers and tradesmen, providing essential support to all areas of defence in peacetime and on operations.
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