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1927 RSPCA Horse Brass HB174
1927 RSPCA Horse Brass HB174
Original, quality shield shaped "RSPCA Merit badge issued for the London Van Horse Parade 1927" in brass with a lead Royal Coat of Arms and still attached to the original leather strap with the brass buckle. The brass has been polished, the leatherwork cleaned and waxed and all is complete and in good order. Brass 3.75" and 2.75". Total 7" x 2.75". 
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Price: 115.00


Star Horse Brass HB172
Original, quality 1920's pressed brass heavy horse faceplate with a multi pointed star to the centre. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4" x 3.25". 
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Price: 23.00


Star Horse Brass HB172



3 Horse Brasses on Martingale HB158
3 Horse Brasses on Martingale HB158
Original, quality circa 1900 heavy horse leather martingale with three matching cast brass horse brasses with pierced designs. This example has retained the top brass buckle and the long leather strap. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Total length including strap 41" as in picture and 3.25" widest. 
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Price: 135.00


1897 Jubilee Horse Brass HB157
Original, quality heavy horse cast brass faceplate issued to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897, 60 years on the throne. This super example has the head of Queen Victoria beneath a crown with cut out 'VR' and 1837, 1897 and 'Record Reigh'. The top of the loop is also impressed 'Reign'. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.25" tall and 3.75" wide. 
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Price: 65.00


1897 Jubilee Horse Brass HB157



Crown Horse Brass HB156
Crown Horse Brass HB156
Original, quality circa 1900, commemorative heavy horse brass faceplate with the crown design to the centre. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4.25" tall x 3.5". 
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Price: 23.00


Jubilee Brass Haime Plate HB154
Original, quality heavy horse brass haime plate worn across the top of the haimes worn around the collar. This example was issued to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria's 50 years Reign on the Throne of England. This shaped plate has two loops for the leather strap behind and is impressed "Jubilee 1837 - 1887" and has a lead model of The Queen's portrait side view in relief. The lead profile is rather rubbed but is recognisable, and otherwise all is complete and in good order. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 6" x 2.75" x 0.75". 
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Price: 56.00


Jubilee Brass Haime Plate HB154



Brass Harness Bell HB153
Brass Harness Bell HB153
Original, quality late 19th century brass harness bell with a rectangular shaped loop to the top and all in the original unpolished patinated finish. This example is impressed "Victoria No 22" and is complete and in good and working order. 2" tall and 1.5" diam. 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Harness Bell HB152
Original, quality late 19th century brass harness bell with a rectangular shaped loop to the top, all in the original unpolished patinated finish. Complete and in good and working order. 2.25" tall and 1.5" diam. 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Harness Bell HB152



Martingale with 3 Heart Horse Brasses HB151
Martingale with 3 Heart Horse Brasses HB151
Original, quality late 19th century heavy horse leather martingale with three matching pierced horse brasses of multiple heart designs, a brass top buckle, a 'club' brass stud, a small brass plaque engraved with an 'M' and a wrought iron buckle to the lower end. This display harness is all original and the leather is double layered for comfort to the horse. Complete and in good order. Harness 40.05" long and 1.5" wide strap. Brasses 4" x 3.5" each. 
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Price: 156.00


Boxing Horse Brass HB148
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass heavy horse face plate. This very unusual example, the first we have seen, has a good colour to the reverse, a polished front with the detail of a boxer in the boxing ring on grass and the letter P.U.G engraved beneath. These letters are very faint through wear but are just visible. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 3.5" tall and 3" wide. 
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Price: 85.00


Boxing Horse Brass HB148



Heavy Horse Brass Face Plate HB147
Heavy Horse Brass Face Plate HB147
Original, quality late 19th century pressed brass horse brass showing super colour to the reverse and good wear to the top bar. This example has a pierced design detailing for England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the rose, shamrock, thistle and the leek. Polished and lacquered and complete and in good order. 3.75" tall and 3.25" wide. 
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Price: 23.00


Horse Brass HB146
Original, quality, late 19th century cast brass, heavy horse faceplate with a pierced design. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 3.75" tall x 3" wide. 
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Price: 23.00


Horse Brass HB146



Large Brass Haime Plate HB145
Large Brass Haime Plate HB145
Original, quality late 19th century superb thick sheet brass haime plate (we think), with good heart shaped ends and a shaped central plaque for engraving. Haime plates were worn by the heavy horses when wearing Sunday best. If you have any other ideas for this item please make contact. Complete and in good order. 13.5" x 2.5" and 0.75" front to back.  
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Price: 85.00


Brass Haime Plate on Red Leather HB144
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass rectangular shaped, heavy horse Haime plate decoration on the original red leather back mount, with the original leather strap. The plate has a scalloped outer edge and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good order. 6.75" x 2.5" x 1.5" front to back.  
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Price: 45.00


Brass Haime Plate on Red Leather HB144



Horse Brass Swinger HB140
Horse Brass Swinger HB140
Original, quality 1920's, plain cast brass disc suspended within a brass loop frame and originally mounted on the harness of a heavy cart / shire horse. This example has been mounted on a square oak block for display. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, complete and in good order. Oak block is included. Block 3.5" x 3" x 1", total height 4.5". 
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Price: 23.00


Brass Haime Plate HB134
Original, quality, late 19th century, heavy horse cast brass 'Haime Plate' decoration. This rectangular example has a scolloped outer edge, a plain polished front and two steel staple loop fittings to take the leather strap, to the reverse. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 5.75" x 1.75". 
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Price: 23.00


Brass Haime Plate HB134



Queen Victoria Commemorative Horse Brass HB125
Queen Victoria Commemorative Horse Brass HB125
Original, quality, pressed heavy horse brass faceplate issued in 1901 to commemorate the reign of Queen Victoria. Punch engraved to the front "Victoria The Good" and "1819 - 1901" and with a good patination to the reverse. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4" tall x 3.5". 
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Price: 65.00


Horse Brass HB117
Original, quality, circa 1900/1920's, heavy horse, pressed brass faceplate with a wavy outer edge with a plain body and raised middle boss. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4.25" x 3.5". 
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Price: 12.00


Horse Brass HB117



Horse Brass HB116
Horse Brass HB116
Original, quality, late 19th century, pressed, heavy horse brass faceplate,with a wavy outer edge and pierced holes around a star to the centre. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4.25" x 3.5". 
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Price: 23.00


Horse Brass HB115
Original, quality 1920's, heavy horse, pressed brass faceplate in the form of an eight sided star, within a crescent form. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.75" x 3.25" + 0.5" front to back. 
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Price: 12.00


Horse Brass HB115



Horse Brass HB113
Horse Brass HB113
Original, quality, circa 1900, heavy horse pressed brass faceplate, with a pierced design of diamonds, surrounding a central dome. The top loop is a replacement added as an old repair. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4" x 3.5". 
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Price: 12.00


Horse Brass, 2 available HB111
Original, quality, circa 1900, heavy horse pressed brass faceplate, with a pierced design of a large heart to the centre, surrounded by smaller holes. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4" x 3.25". Price is for each. 
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Price: 10.00


Horse Brass, 2 available HB111



Horse Brass Harness Decoration HB105
Horse Brass Harness Decoration HB105
Original, quality, late 19th century, brass, oval and shaped, cushioned heavy horse harness decoration, engraved with the initals "J I C", for the previous owner. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 2.75" tall x 2.20" widest. 
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Price: 10.00


Brass Haime Plate HB100
Original, quality, late 19th century, heavy horse cast brass 'Haime Plate' decoration. This rectangular example has a scolloped outer edge, a plain polished front and two steel staple loop fittings to take the leather strap to the reverse. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 6" x 1.5". 
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Price: 23.00


Brass Haime Plate HB100



4 Commemorative Brass Martingale HB85
4 Commemorative Brass Martingale HB85
Original, quality, superb leather, heavy horse martingale with four commemorative brass faceplates, circa 1900. The two lower brasses were issued after the death of Queen Victoria and are engraved 'Victoria the Good 1819 - 1901' and the two upper brasses were to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902 and are engraved 'God Save the King Edward VII'. The leatherwork is in good order throughout and is fitted with two original brass buckles. A stunning set of brasses difficult to better. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Length as in picture 37" and 3.5" wide.  
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Price: 285.00


Horse Brass, 2 available HB81
Original, quality, circa 1900/20's, pressed heavy horse brass faceplate, pierced with an unusual design. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4" x 3.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 10.00


Horse Brass, 2 available HB81



Horse Brass HB75
Horse Brass HB75
Original, quality, circa 1900, pressed, heavy horse brass face plate. This example is the first we have seen of this pattern with hearts to the outside in a circle and a raised bullseye to the centre. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4.25" high x 3.5" wide and 0.75". 
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Price: 34.00


Pair of Brass Buckle Covers HB73
Pair of original, quality 1920's, pressed, heavy horse brass decorations. These discs of beehive form were used to cover the buckles on the head harness. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 2.75" diameter x 1".  
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Price: 23.00


Pair of Brass Buckle Covers HB73



Horse Brass, 2 available HB46
Horse Brass, 2 available HB46
Original, quality, circa 1900, heavy horse cast brass faceplate, with pierced design. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" diameter. Price is for each. 
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Price: 10.00


1902 Edward VII Horse Brass HB24
Original, quality, pressed, heavy horse brass faceplate, issued to commemorate the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902. Punched engraved to the front 'God Save The King Edward VII' and with a good patination to the reverse. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.5" wide x 4" tall. 
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Price: 65.00


1902 Edward VII Horse Brass HB24



Horse Brass, 2 available HB16
Horse Brass, 2 available HB16
Original, quality, late 19th century, pressed, heavy horse brass faceplate, of an unusual design on a wavy edge, over a circle of pierced holes within a petal shaped outer. It has the appearance of several plates applied on top of each other but it is one pressing. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. With a good colour to the reverse, complete and in good order. 4.25" x 3.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 23.00


Horse Brass, 2 available HB15
Original, quality, late 19th century, pressed, heavy horse brass faceplate of a bossed design, with a circle of pierced holes and a petal shaped outer edge. Not a common design. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Good colour to the reverse and complete and in good order. 4.25" x 3.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 23.00


Horse Brass, 2 available HB15



Pair of 1902 Coronation Horse Brasses HB5
Pair of 1902 Coronation Horse Brasses HB5
Original, quality, heavy horse face piece with pair of brasses engraved Edward VII 1902 and maker's plate 'Keith Maker Sutherland'. 18.5" long. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order. 
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Price: 135.00

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