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    Rare Anti Horse Thief Association Glass Bridle Rosettes, Circa 1890-1900. 1.75" in diameter. A matched pair of rare and unusual A.H.T.A. bridle rosettes constructed of thick beveled glass with steel backs. The association's "A.H.T.A." horseshoe logo is visible through the glass. The Anti Horse Thief Association was organized in Fort Scott, Kansas in 1859. It shared many similarities with other vigilance committees of the period but refrained from some of the baser tactics employed by many of those groups. The A.H.T.A. initially focused exclusively on apprehending horse thieves but later diversified into other areas. There is no damage to the glass and the steel backs are slightly rusted, otherwise these remarkable rosettes in fine condition.

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    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
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