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Mexican Ring bit

An old steel ring bit. This severe mouthpiece is also known as a "Mameluke" bit. This example has one floral boss or dome decorating a cheek, the other is missing, originally there would have been 8 silver studs on each cheek, many are now lost. I have another example which still has the fine handmade chains which would link behind the curb. The bit has a high port with wires across which support copper rollers. There is a curved slobber or shackle bar, one rein loop is damaged

Dimensions of bit : Mouthpiece 100mm (4")
Cheeks 205mm (8")
Overall length 240mm (9")
Weight 244g (8 oz)

Ref : Bit194

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Price :200.00 (+ 4.50 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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