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    U.S. MILITARY STYLE BRIDLE WITH REINS - This black leather bridle consists of a composite of Indian Wars through World War One components. The bridle proper with its brass American eagle rosette motif is 1912 vintage. The bit, mounted with brass U.S. rosettes, is a Model 1874 and manufactured by A. Barclay. The brass snaps that secure the reins to the rings on the bit are a style still available today. The reins themselves with the rectangular brass buckles date post 1900, based on "star" style rivets used to secure the leather interface.

    Condition:Leather for this style of bridle would have originally been brown in color if not dyed black after its initial military purchase. Leather is in relatively good condition and would display well.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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