Identifying Stamp on English Bridle

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  1. Equestrian24

    Equestrian24 Full Member

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    Bridle Identification Bridle Identification

    I posted several pictures in this album to help identify the brand of this bridle. It was made in England and has a very faint oval stamp on the noseband. I don't believe it is Beval. My first thought was maybe Warwick, but the ones I looked up that were for sale had a much bigger stamp on the crown and the fancy stitching pattern is slightly different. I'm not sure which way the stamp would've faced, but it appears as if either the first letter is an M or the last letter is a W. It looks like there is some even smaller text before or after the oval, depending on which way the stamp faces. It looks like there is an I and an N in there maybe as well. I tried to take the best pictures I could. I know it's a long shot, but I figured it was worth a try. Thanks!
     
  2. walktrot

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    If you google Sedgwick Huntley Fancy Stitch Raised Leather you will get a lot of hits back. I hope that’s what you are looking for. It is pretty. Good luck.
     
  3. SunnyCideBay

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    nope different brow stitching
     
  4. Rhythm 'n Blues

    Rhythm 'n Blues Senior Member

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    Not sure you’ll have much luck - I can’t make it out at all. But I will hope someone recognizes it.

    I will say that is quite the slipping fancy stitching work. Yikes. That makes me think it’s not a very high end bridle.
     
  5. Equestrian24

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    Thanks for your answers! I have been looking at some English made bridles online to compare it to, and the Crumpco one had identical stamps (except no size on the one for sale, but it had an oval stamp and the same Made in England stamp, and everything about the bridle looked very similar to mine except for that it was plain raised), so that might be a possibility. The stamp on mine is so faint that the pencil rub trick didn't work, unfortunately.
     
  6. pattnic

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    There was a brand called Mayfair or Mayhew... something like that. It might be that.
     
  7. emali06

    emali06 Senior Member

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    If they were proud of it, it might be more easily identified :rolleyes:
     
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  8. Smartee Pants

    Smartee Pants Senior Member

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    Looks a lot like my Crosby but the stamp is different.
     
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  9. Tack Collector

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    Could it be CrumpCo? This is a picture I found in the Internet.
    CrumCo.JPG
     
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  10. kb1gra

    kb1gra Senior Member

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    It isn’t a very finely made bridle...I would guess Crump or Wembley or something of that ilk. It’s definitely not Beval or any of the finer bridle makers.
     
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