An Infantry Mounted Officers Horse Bit

A branch cheek steel bit. It has a low port.
The cheeks are curved, each bears a rein loop, there is a curved shackle bar.
There is an round gilt brass cheek boss surmounted by a Queen's crown on each side of the bit.
In the centre of each cheek badge there is a thistle, a rose and a shamrock, surrounding these there is a garter which reads "Infantry Mounted Officers".
There is a maker's stamp in the middle of the port, but it is difficult to read

Dimensions : mouthpiece 12cm (4¾"), cheeks 19cm (7½") not including rein loops

Weight 575g (1 lb 4¼ oz)

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Price :£320.00 (+ £4.85 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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