A WHIRL around a snowy, open field in an antique, horse-drawn sleigh would seem to some an exhilarating way to spend a winter day. But for many Connecticut devotees of the sport of sleigh riding, that’s not quite enough. Those with a competitive bent take part in the sleigh rallies that are becoming a popular winter diversion around the state. They think nothing of loading a sleigh on a truck, hitching up a horse trailer and driving for miles, often in hazardous weather. A sleigh rally requires snow, of course, and so far this winter nature has been quite fickle in supplying the stuff, to the sleighlovers chagrin. Though a rally in Woodbury on Feb. Another sleigh competition was scheduled for today in Bloomfield. The rallies are colorful affairs, with vintage sleighs, sleek horses and proud owners on parade. Some participants dress in period costumes.

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Learn how to take your home from blah to bananas. We’re dishing on all the ways to bring chic and unique style to your space. Warning: Decorating with Chairish can be addictive. North American sleigh bells date from the s through the s. This very unusual set of petal bells most likely dates early s. The petal bell has been made by American and British craftsmen for at least years, and is found on all types of bell straps.

RARE ANTIQUE 2 Set Brass HORSE Bell 4 Bells on Leather Strap for Sleigh Shaft Antique Russian Horse Chimes Shaft Sleigh Saddle Bells Mounted Jingle.

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They were most probably used with horses and their sounds are quite pleasant. The bells seemed to be made of brass while the rest is leather. Any information would be much appreciated. A: Anyone who has heard sleigh bells chiming to the walk or trot of a horse in winter has been charmed by them.

This leather strap has 7 sleigh bells securely riveted to it. Each sleigh bell is marked with a patent number and patent date of May 14, which is quite.

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Enthusiasts go to great lengths to acquire bells dating to the same era as the sleigh and authentic charcoal-burning foot warmers. In Woodbury.

Rustic wrought-iron 5-bell ‘swinger’ sleigh bells for horse collar. Leather horse strap with brass sleigh bells , handmade horse collar with bells. Livraison gratuite. Achetez en toute confiance. Afficher les autres objets. Contacter le vendeur. Visiter la Boutique. Environ ,89 EUR livraison incluse. Faire une offre. Pour en savoir plus, adressez-vous aux services douaniers de votre pays ou consultez la page eBay relative aux transactions internationales. Carte Bleue. Camptown Harness. Description Livraison et paiements.

Circa and has original leather.

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The very earliest North American horse bells date to the s and s. These incredibly rare bells have been uncovered by archaeologists at the sites of early European settlements along the eastern seaboard of North America and along the paths of Spanish expeditions through Mexico and the southwestern and southern United States. The oldest sleigh bells the average person is likely to find typically date from the late s through about

The “Jingle Bells” composer was the son of a fiercely abolitionist Unitarian house in , it was released under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh. The date, if not the place, of the song’s composition is unlikely given that.

Born in , songwriter James Lord Pierpont composed the music and wrote the lyrics for the holiday standard. His older sister, Juliet, married millionaire Junius Spencer Morgan, and their oldest child, John Pierpont Morgan, followed his father into the banking business and became one of the most powerful financiers of the Gilded Age. Credit: Deirdre. From an early age, James Lord Pierpont sought adventures far away from his family in Boston. At the age of 14, he ran off from boarding school, joined the crew of a whaling ship and spent nearly a decade at sea.

When the California Gold Rush struck in , Pierpont left his wife and children behind in Massachusetts while he chased riches in the West.


These sleigh bells likely date to They were most probably used with horses and their sounds are quite pleasant. The bells seemed to be made of brass while the rest is leather.

Nov 17, – Take a look at this Vintage Sleigh Bells by Primitives by Kathy on Calvary Chapel Father/Daughter Date Night Photo By Shelley Dee.

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Beautiful antique 125 years old horse sleigh bells harness

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