An Antique Peruvian Horse Bit

This hand forged iron bit dates from the 19th Century
The angled cheeks can still be seen in traditional Peruvian bits for the Paso horse.
The mouthpiece has a high central port with a roller in it.
There are also rollers on each side of the port.
There is a chain or "Siciliana" that also fits inside the mouth.
The cheeks turn, They have some simple chiselled decoration.
The cheeks have D-shaped suspension loops at the headstall end and there are swivelling loops at the ends of the cheeks to attach to reins. There is also a curb chain and a shackle or slobber chain joining the two cheeks.

Dimensions : Mouth 4¼" (10.8cm), Cheek length not including rings 6⅞" (17.5cm)
Weight : 612g (1lb 5½oz)

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