Regimental brooches are for the wives and sweethearts of those serving in the regiment. This is quite a modern one, made in 1988 in hall-marked 9ct white and yellow gold and enamel. The motto of the Scots Guards 'Nemo Me Impune Lacessit' translates 'No one messes with me without punishment' - as Britain's enemies have often found out to their cost! The brooch is just over one inch: 28mm and has a roll-over safety catch