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    Silver horse tack?

    Hey guys I dug this yesterday at a property that has been in the family since 1870ís. I know my great great uncle had a horse team will full dressings. Could this be part?Click image for larger version. 

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    Looks like a leather strap adornment. You might be correct. Any makers mark or stamp on the back? Maybe upload a couple more pics. Congrats

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    They're used on a lot of different leather objects from hat bands to belts & bridals. Google up Tandy leather (easiest & quickest) and you'll see some examples in their catalog. You mentioned your uncle had a working team I think. Most folks I've had contact with don't put show tack on except for shows so I think it'd be chromed. Test it to be sure.
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    Nice find.Congrats
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    It is actually plated bronze or brass upon closer inspection..and I do believe it’s chrome. Thank you. Would be circa 19 teens to 20’s by his age. So yeah cool find
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