Antique Hand Forged Wrought Iron "Bull Nose Pliers" to restrain Live Bulls !!!
This is what you use to "Lead the Bull by the Nose". You can see the bottoms of the grips wrap around and are forged together at both beveled Seams.
Hand Hammered Pivot Pin. See all detailed photos.
The original 10 foot "Lead Rope" runs through the bottom 2 Handle Loops to keep tension on the Nose Grips until the Rope is Dropped.
A Real Conversation Piece for the Cattle, Dairy Farmer or Rodeo Hands. Found in South Central Pennsylvania.
Measures 9 3/4 inches Long, 3 3/4 inches Wide at the closed Grips.
When the pliers are completely closed there is a 3/8 inch Gap for the gripped bull's nose tissue.
Pliers Weigh 14.9 Ounces alone without the rope.