Horse brass: Commemorative, Edward VII in centre. Border similar shape to a stirrup with a crenate edge. Marked "EVII at bottom". Type: cast brass. Date: 1901-1910.
Edward VII reigned from 22 January 1901 to 6 May 1910.
Donation from Mr W. J. Haysom, 30/06/1982
22 Jan 1901-06 May 1910
Cast horse brasses were first made in 1825, and following the introduction of motor vehicles and decline in horsedrawn transport, regular production ceased in the 1930s.
22 Jan 1901-1939
With the move away from horse power to engines, cast horse brass were no longer produced after the 1930s.
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[Book] Chevalier, Jean & Gheerbrant, Alain. 1994. The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols., 1994