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Gag Cheeks with Stud Fastening


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These gag cheeks with stud fastening are made by E. Jeffries in Walsall England from best quality bridle leather. They are available in 5/8 or 3/4 inch widths and in havana brown or black. The 3/4 inch width version measures 16 inches in length from the end of the buckle to the end of the ring. Make your choice of size and colour using the pull down menus.

Price: £49.94

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Would you like to check stock availability? Call Sara or Paul on 01494 775577 Mon-Sat 9.30 a.m. to 5.00p.m. Please Note: We do not accept orders by telephone and enquiries are better placed by email too. When ordering on-line, please note that we do not deduct any money from your credit card, until the goods are being despatched. Please also note that you may alter the quantity of goods in your basket at any time.

 

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