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                Heralds’ Insignia

The Heralds and Pursuivants all bear an ebony baton of office with brass finials, one end having a crown, the other a thistle.

Badges or blasouns

The neck-badges used by the Heralds-in-Ordinary and Pursuivants-in-Ordinary are still those made for the lavish coronation of King George IV in 1821. These were  made in gold with enamel used for the crown and figure of St Andrew. The royal arms on the back include the inescutcheon for the Kingdom of Hanover, made a kingdom only seven years previously:   In 2008, the eminent Edinburgh silversmith, Ian Grant, was commissioned to create new badges for the Extraordinary Officers (right).

Heralds’ Collars                                                                                   Batons of Office

The three Heralds-in-Ordinary wear silver gilt collars of esses: