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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]

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Received the buttons today, many thanks and I hope to be dealing again with you very soon.

S M, UK, 10.02.2009

Received the Porte-feu..nice piece!

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