A Pair of Vintage Steel Safety Stirrups

I bought these stirrups at a sale of items from the Althorp Estate (the Spencer family estate in Northamptonshire & the childhood home of Princess Diana).

They are a traditional English shape and made of steel.
The tread or footplate is hinged so that the arch of the stirrup can open under pressure - a safety feature which stops the rider's foot becoming trapped should they fall.

The underside of the tread is stamped "Oswin", David Oswin was a saddler at Sheep Street, Northampton in the first half of the 19th century.

Dimensions : Width 5¼" (13.5cm), height 7" (15.5cm), depth of tread 1¾" (4.5cm)
Weight : 1.1kg (2lb 7oz)

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Price :£55.00 (+ 5.00 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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