This is an old military horse bit, very similar to French examples from World War II.
It is made of steel which has an aged dark patina.
Its mouthpiece has a low port
The cheeks are short, they have snaffle rings and integral curb rein rings, so the bit would function as a pelham.
There are no maker's marks or stamps
Dimensions : Mouthpiece 5" (13cm),
Cheek length 5¼" (13.4cm)
Weight : 123g (4⅜oz)
Ref : bit618
Price :£35.00 (+ £4.50 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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