This jointed Pelham with curb was found in Pakistan in Islamabad. It is made of iron with brass decoration at the top of the shank. It has only a ring to take a curb rein.
This is an interesting combination of both snaffle style and Pelham. Jointed Pelhams still exist. They would be reasonably severe in the wrong hands.
This one does not have a tongue port, or a space where the tongue can rest comfortably below. The port has been shut off and turned into a curb.
Size 5” (13 cm)width, 4” (10 cm) length of shank.
Provenance: gift from John Gallows 1990’s for private collector approx value £40