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BRIDLE BITS OF THE AMERICAN MILITARY, 1776-1945 by Kenneth L. McPheeters & R. Stephen Dorsey:  The primary reference book on the fascinating study of the bridle bits used by the American military through our nationís history.

Excerpted from its parent study, The American Military Saddle, 1776-1945, Bridle Bits of the American Military, 1776-1945 is a handy reference and easy to use.  Beautifully illustrated with nearly 100 original photos and drawings, and deeply researched from army regulations and reports, government contracts, and field correspondence, this volume contains the dimensions, construction materials and periods of use for the bits of the U.S. Army. 88 pages, softbound. 

This book is currently out of print, i.e. it is not now being printed, nor will it be in the future.  Those copies that were produced in the first printing in 1999 are it, and when those are gone, there wonít be any more.  I was a bit surprised to find that these are being offered on various sites on the internet at $200 or more per copy.  I have a very limited number of these brand new copies remaining, and while I donít want to give them away, I donít want my estate to have to deal with whatís left, so Iím offering these, while they last, per copy:   $125

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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