This steel bit came from the house of a member of he Habsburg family
It has a jointed mouthpiece.
There is a steel pulley attached to each bit ring - this would connect the reins directly to the cheek and headpieces of the bridle, causing the bit to be pulled up in the horse's mouth and putting pressure on the poll.
There are no maker's marks or stamps.
Dimensions : mouthpiece 15cm (6")
Weight 234g 8¾oz )
Ref : bit700
Price :£18.00 (+ £4.50 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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