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Re: Information on portmouth bit and  UP saddle.........

From: John M.
Date: 1/8/2002
Time: 8:28:18 AM
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I assume the bits, being WWI dated, are the standard army reversible type. I regret I can't help with the names which I expect are Australian. However, I have a horse-shoe case of the pattern without the fixed frog, this type having a slot for a strap to attach a separate sword frog. This case is dated 1901 and stamped "NOBES & HUNT". As is often the problem the manufacturers address, or town, is omitted but as the case is also marked to the "West Kent Yeomanry" I am certain the firm is British and was probably based in the Birmingham...Walsall area. John.M.

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