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Title Iron bridon, snaffle or jointed bit
Nationality European
Period c 700-900
Price £90.00

This is from the Charlemagne era. According to A. Demmin (the author of an established book on arms and armour, published 1894), there is a similar example in the Copenhagen Museum. It measures nearly 19cm across.

Obviously a ground find, it is nonetheless in remarkably good shape. It has been cleaned and stabilised to a competent extent, with only minor surface rust extant on a very small scale.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Horse Furniture : Bridles : European : 8th Century]

testimonials

It got here this morning, presumably delayed by the holidays. It is perfect, indeed better than I was expecting.

G W, USA, 11.01.2012

Second buckle arrived. Very pleased with it. Thanks. I'll be keeping an eye on your website for more buckles.

D R, UK, 12.01.2011

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