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Object Name: Harness bit
Date: 1875-1950
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Medium: Steel
Dimensions: Overall: 2 5/8 x 16 x 1 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 40.6 x 2.9 cm )
Place made: Europe, England
Description: Steel snaffle harness bit with two loops forming the joint in the center; two rings attach to the bit ends and to stirrup shaped fasteners at both ends to which the reins are attached.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Walter Jennings
Object Number: INV.889
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Marks: stamped: on bit: "V. B. & Co./ BRITISH/ FORGED/ CROSS & Co."