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Tartan Details - Hudson's Bay Company

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Hudson's Bay Company" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 1612
STWR ref: 1612
Designer: Kirkbright, Gordon
Tartan date: 01/01/1974
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Fashion
Registration notes: See #6448 (original Scottish Tartans Authority reference) for alternative count and derivation. This sett said to have been designed by Gordon Kirkbright (now of Fraser & Kirkbright, Vancouver) when with West Coast Woolen Mill. Blue is a very dark navy blue. Gordon says (September 2002) that it is a fashion tartan made for the Hudson Bay Company. Thought to be a trade tartan, from West Coast Woollen Mills Vancouver.
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