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English Civil War Equipment

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The same tack harness is used for the Restoration and Marlburian periods with the addition of covers over the cases.

 

If you give us the task we will endeavour to obtain a pattern or use yours to reproduce an item to your specification.  Price will depend upon the research required and the complexity of the job.

 

Saddle Covers
These pictures show Leather Saddle covers used over either UP Saddles or modern leather saddles to make them look like period saddles. they can be made to any design covering 1066 to 1680. They can be padded and embellishments can be added as required. Depending upon the saddle they can be tied on or require a surcingle. Price from £180 dependent upon embellishments

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Bridles and Harness

The left picture shows the bridle and pistol case/breastplate harness in more detail

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The right picture showsthe complete harness set - bridle, pistol cases, breastplate and crupper.

PRICES

Bridle, brass fittings, with reins and ornaments

150.00

Crupper, ornamented

55.00

Breastplate, ornamented, 3 piece

75.00

Breastplate, plain, 3 piece      

60.00

Pistol Cases (Holsters), pair                           

50.00

Pistol Case supports, pair

60.00

Note:  The pistol cases, supports and breastplate are designed to fit together.

Pistol Case Covers, pair, gold edging

60.00

Stirrup Leathers, brass fittings, pair

60.00

Tops for Boots (Bucket tops), incl fitting 

45.00

Butterflies to match, not including spurs

15.00

 

Sword Scabbards, from

50.00

Baldrics, from

50.00

Belts, from

30.00

 

 

Saddle covers can be made which make a normal saddle look like a medieval or English Civil War Saddle.

The seat can be of suede or leather construction, quilted and padded over a blanket lining.

 

The studding can be varied as required and can be in nickel plate, as shown, or brass.

 

The saddles can be made in different colours; the cost will depend upon the colours required.

 

The saddle is not included in these prices, nor is the horse, the bit or the stirrup irons