Vintage Seaforth Highlanders Postcard. The first battalion of the Seaforth Highlanders was raised in 1778 by the Earl of Seaforth The second battalion was raised in 1793. Both were united in 1881 under present title. The Feather Bonnet has a white hackle. The facings are buff. The Glengarry has rosette and red, white, and blue dicing. The tartan is Mackenzie. The Sporran is white with two black tails. The Hose Tops are red and white. The Gaiter Buttons are white.