vintage horse tack

This collection of antique equestrian pieces sold for $150 at a Case Antiques Inc., auction held in Knoxville, Tenn., in May 2010. The collection includes antique horse tack brasses and nine leather straps mounted with brass medallions (motifs include hearts, crown, castle and geometrics), two are marked “H. C. Boyers, Saddler, Marketrasen,” along with three loose brasses. The brasses were offered with a copper and brass mounted hoof inkwell, inscribed “Tommy, Died December 1st, 1875.” The collection is British and dates to the late 19th to early 20th century.