A Steel Spring or Butterfly Bit with Hinged Tongue Bar

A hand forged steel spring or butterfly bit.
This has two short rods protruding from the the top surface
These rods hold two curved bars joined by a hinge - presunably these work as a tongue grid.

Dimensions 16cm (6¼") Wide, Tongue Loop 11cm (4¼") Long
Weight : 217g (7¾oz)

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Ref : bit782

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Price :£25.00 (+ £4.85 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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