Curling stone from Wigtown (1)

Granite curling stone with bone and steel handle and inset coloured thistle symbol.  In its original leather carrying case which has the painted name J. LAIRD.  The stone's owner, James Laird, once lived at Torhousekie, Wigtown.  As a young man he emigrated to America and then settled in London just before the First World War.  A keen curler throughout his life, he died in 1954.  
Object no :
WIST002n
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Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
NA
Materials :
granite and leather
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Accession number :
NA/WM 4
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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