An Antique Whistling Horse Bit

This is an antique steel snaffle bit with a dark aged patina.
The mouthpiece is a hollow tube with a slot in the rear and many holes over its surface.
It has freely moving loose rings.
This design of bit may have been used to prevent windsucking or to encourage salivation in the horse's mouth .

Dimensions : Mouthpiece 4⅝" (12cm), total Rings 2⅜" (6cm)
Weight : 175g (6¼oz)

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Price :£38.00 (+ £4.85 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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