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Mystery Bridle

I have owned this bridle for a while now and it has me puzzled. It is made of dark brown or black leather lined with soft red leather. It is decorated with ridged plates of gilt brass and gilt brass … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Case

For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the battle was lost. For want of a … Continue reading

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Military Stirrups

I bought these stirrups in London, they fascinate me. They are made of brass, which was once gilded. Only a little gilding remains, most has been enthusiastically polished away, there are residues of brass polish in just about every crevice of … Continue reading

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