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  • Horse Brass - Camel, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Camel, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Camel standing. Circular border with a crenate edge. Type: cast brass.

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  • Horse Brass - Clubs, Clover Leaf, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Clubs, Clover Leaf, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Ace of clubs or clover leaf. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939

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  • Horse Brass - Winston Churchill, 1940-1945 Object

    Horse Brass - Winston Churchill, 1940-1945

    Horse brass depicting a Winston Churchill with a 'V' for victory. Crenate border. Type: cast brass. Comments: detailed cast of Winston Churchill with cigar.Date: 1940-1945.

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  • Horse Brass - Bell, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Bell, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a bell with a smaller bell cut out of centre and also other decorative designs. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of two studs on back, possibly fro ...

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  • Horse Brass - Dolphin, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Dolphin, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a dolphin. Border has eight loaf- shaped holes in it and a crenate edge. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Crescent Moon, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Crescent Moon, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a crescent moon. Three crescent moons all joined together on their convex surfaces. Type: cast brass. Date: 1824-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Lion, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Lion, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Lion head with open mouth. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939

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  • Horse Brass - Cross, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Cross, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a cross with twenty eight perforations in all. Crenate border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Horse Shoe, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Horse Shoe, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a horseshoe. Three small horseshoes surrounded by a larger horseshoe which is the border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1824-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Lion Passant, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Lion Passant, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a lion passant. Crescent border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Heart, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Heart, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting ace of hearts. Border of pierced holes, triangles and serrated edge. Design is possibly of gypsy and romany origin. Type: stamped from brass plate. Date: 1825-193 ...

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  • Horse Brass - Raven, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Raven, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting raven standing. Inner crenate circle with an outer circle with a bi- serrated edge. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Horse Rampant, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Horse Rampant, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a horse rampant. Decorative border. Type: cast border. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Phonenix Rising Out of Fire, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Phonenix Rising Out of Fire, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a phoenix rising out of fire. Inner border in the outline of a four leaf clover and a round outer border. Type: cast border. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Horse Head, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Horse Head, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a horse head. Horseshoe border. Type: stamped from brass plate. Comments: stamped or possibly formed (repousse style) from brass sheet. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Windmill, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Windmill, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a windmill. Tower mill with four sails. Border shaped like a figure 8. Type: cast brass. Date: 1824-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Three Horseshoes within Horseshoe, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Three Horseshoes within Horseshoe, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Three small horseshoes surrounded by a larger horseshoe. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. Horseshoes 'were a symbol of good luck and therefore very common and according ...

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  • Horse Brass - Tower of Refuge, 1824-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Tower of Refuge, 1824-1939

    Horse brass depicting the Tower of Refuge castle, with two clover leaves coming out of a tower. Circular border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1824-1939. The horse brass depicts the Tower o ...

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  • Horse Brass - Tower Bridge, London, 1894-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Tower Bridge, London, 1894-1939

    Horse brass. London scene, Tower Bridge. Round border. Type: cast brass. The words "Tower Bridge" are marked at the bottom. Date: 1894-1939 The Tower Bridge was opened on 30 June 1894. ...

    From: London, United Kingdom Images: 1
  • Horse Brass - The Artful Dodger, circa 1912-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - The Artful Dodger, circa 1912-1939

    Horse brass: the artful dodger. Four leaf clover border. Type: cast brass. Comments: marked "the artful dodger". Date: circa 1912-1939. The Artful Dodger is a character in the Charles ...

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  • Horse Brass - Swan, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Swan, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a swan sitting at rest. Circular inner border. Fourteen perforations and a crenate outer edge. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. The swan is a symbol of poetic h ...

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  • Horse Brass - Unicorn Rampant, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Unicorn Rampant, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: unicorn rampant. Crescent border. Type: cast brass. 1825-1939. The rampant unicorn is a symbol from Scottish heraldry. This symbolised rule through harmony. (See: http:// ...

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  • Horse Brass - Star, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Star, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Star, seven pointed. No border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. The luminosity of stars make them a source of light. They are symbols of the spirit and particularly th ...

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  • Horse Brass - Lincoln Imp or Faun, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Lincoln Imp or Faun, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a seated figure. There are two possible interpretations of its form. The most likely possibility is that it represents a Lincoln Imp which features cloven feet, o ...

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  • Horse Brass - RSPCA London, 1911 Object

    Horse Brass - RSPCA London, 1911

    Horse brass: Commemorative, merit badge R.S.P.C.A. London. Van Horse Parade 1911. Coat of arms at top. Shield shape. Type: cast brass. Date: 1911. "Royal Society for the Prevention of ...

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  • Horse Brass - Horse & Foal, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Horse & Foal, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a horse and foal, horseshoe border. The words "New Forest" are written at the bottom. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Wheatsheaf, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Wheatsheaf, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Wheatsheaf in a basket. Crescent border with 7 circular perforations. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. "Wheat symbolises the gift of life, the basic primordial food-stuf ...

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  • Horse Brass - Wheatsheaf, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Wheatsheaf, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Wheatsheaf in a basket. Crescent border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. "Wheat symbolises the gift of life, the basic primordial food-stuff which cannot be anything ot ...

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  • Horse Brass - Sun Temple, Royal Exchange London, 1825-1838 Object

    Horse Brass - Sun Temple, Royal Exchange London, 1825-1838

    Horse brass: Royal Exchange London. Type: cast brass. The London Exchange was burnt down in 1838. Date: 1825-1838. This brass has also been identified as the oldest sun temple, the Al ...

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  • Horse Brass - Queen Elizabeth I, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Queen Elizabeth I, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Commemorative, Queen Elizabeth I wearing a royal gown. Crenate inner border and a round outer border. Marked "Queen Elizabeth" on front underneath queen's feet. Type: cast ...

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  • Horse Brass - Beer Barrel, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Beer Barrel, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Beer barrel with knob in the centre. Crenate outer border with fourteen perforations. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Openwork with Heart in Centre, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Openwork with Heart in Centre, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: openwork with heart of shield in centre. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of one stud on back possibly from the casting process. There is some cracking at t ...

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  • Horse Brass - Geometrical Shapes within Spade, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Geometrical Shapes within Spade, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting geometrical shapes. Border in the shape of a spade. Crenate edge. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Heart, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Heart, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting ace of hearts. Border of pierced holes, triangles and serrated edge. Design is possibly of gypsy and romany origin. The alloy nickel silver is possibly made from ...

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  • Horse Brass - Isle of Man, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Isle of Man, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting Isle of Man symbol with three legs in armour and wearing spurs, the three legs radiate from a central point each 120 degrees from the next. Type: cast brass. Date ...

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  • Horse Brass, Thistle, 'Bonnie Scotland', 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass, Thistle, 'Bonnie Scotland', 1825-1939

    Horse brass: National emblem of Scotland. The thistle surrounded by two leaves. with the words "Bonnie Scotland" marked upon them. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. The thistle repre ...

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  • Horse Brass - Religious Scene, Two Men Either Side of a Man Riding a Camel, post 1825 Object

    Horse Brass - Religious Scene, Two Men Either Side of a Man Riding a Camel, post 1825

    Horse Brass depicting a religious scene with two people either side of a man riding a camel. It is made of cast brass, which was not used until 1825. The crescent border is one of the ...

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  • Horse Brass - Rose, Shamrock, Thistle & Leek, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Rose, Shamrock, Thistle & Leek, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting the national emblems of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales (the rose, shamrock, thistle and leek). Decorative border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Rose, Shamrock, Thistle, Leek, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Rose, Shamrock, Thistle, Leek, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: National emblems of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales (the rose, shamrock, thistle and leek). Decorative border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. The rose, the nation ...

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  • Horse Brass - Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, London, 1858-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, London, 1858-1939

    Horse brass: Clock Tower (Big Ben), London with Houses of Parliament, Westminster, in the foreground. Type: cast brass. Big Ben was completed between 1858-59. Date: 1858-1939.

    From: London, United Kingdom Images: 1
  • Horse Brass - Pig, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Pig, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Pig standing. Circular inner border and a crenate outer border with 14 perforations in it. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. The pig is a symbol of gluttony, greed, lust, ...

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  • Horse Brass - Windmill, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Windmill, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Windmill with four sails. Seven perforations in the border. Crenate edge. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Sun Disc, Geometric, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Sun Disc, Geometric, 1825-1939

    Sun disc, consisting of a central hemisphere pressed out of a circular shaped brass. Crenate border. Type: stamped from brass. Date: 1825-1939. The sun embodies the powers of creation ...

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  • Horse Brass - Keys, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Keys, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Cross keys. Crenate border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. "The crossed keys are a symbol of the Papacy. This is because Christ said to St. Peter that he would give h ...

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  • Horse Brass - Stag, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Stag, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a stag standing proudly. Crenate inner border and circular outer border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Sun Disc, Ceramic, 1930-1955 Object

    Horse Brass - Sun Disc, Ceramic, 1930-1955

    Horse brass: Sun disc, consisting of a central ceramic hemisphere coloured red, white and blue with a brass button on top. Bordered with lip and 15 circular perforations and crenate edg ...

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  • Horse Brass - George V, 1911 Object

    Horse Brass - George V, 1911

    Horse brass commemorating the coronation of George V in 1911. Heads of King George V and Queen Mary in centre. Marked "God save the King and Queen crowned 1911". Crenate edge. Type: cas ...

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  • Horse Brass - Cross with Four Pointed Star, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Cross with Four Pointed Star, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a cross with four pointed star in the middle. Crescent border. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of two studs on back, possibly from the casting pro ...

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  • Horse Brass - Clubs, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Clubs, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting an ace of clubs, with ten smaller clubs surrounding it as well as a serrated border. The alloy nickel silver is possibly made from a copper, zinc and nickel alloy ...

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  • Horse Brass - Masonic Lodge, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Masonic Lodge, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Masonic lodge symbol of the "dividers and square". Serrated border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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