[SCA-AE] Gage token
olafvikingr at twcny.rr.com
Thu Oct 9 18:11:51 EDT 2008
...but I'm a lefty. <evil grin>
On Oct 9, 2008, at 6:05 AM, Thomas Ireland-Delfs wrote:
> Why all the worry about whether the physical gauntlet, the token,
> matches the blazon? Just make the right hand gage with the
> escarbuncle on the back. As to designating sinister v dexter in the
> blazon... as there is no difference accorded for left v right (or back
> v palm, for that matter), leave it as it is & make it well known
> within our realm that the token is a right hand black leather gage
> with a gold escarbuncle on the back.
> FRIDRIKR inn gamli, Keystone Herald
> On Oct 8, 2008, at 11:39 PM, Marybeth Griffin wrote:
>> The actual passed blazon for the Order is:
>> Æthelmearc, Kingdom of
>> * The following badge associated with this name was registered in
>> June of 1998 (via AEthelmearc):
>> (Fieldless) On a gauntlet sable, an escarbuncle Or.
>> Shauna was kind enough to send me a scan of the submitted emblazon,
>> which can be seen at:
>> Because of the precedent that says you cannot heraldically tell a
>> right hand/glove from a left very easily, all we need to do is submit
>> a request to change the wording to make this visual image be a left
>> glove facing away from us, so the escarbuncle is on the back instead
>> of the palm. The new blazon would be:
>> (Fieldless) On a gauntlet sinister adversant sable, an escarbuncle
>> The only question then is do folks have a problem with putting the
>> escarbuncle on the back of the left glove, or do we really care that
>> much, and we'll just put them on whichever one we feel like? Or both,
>> p.s. Assuming this should happen, someone will have to fill out the
>> form and sign it and I think there's a fee? I don't take money, so
>> not sure.
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