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2021 Membership brass competition

Each year NHBS members send in designs one of which will be selected by a membership vote the result of which will be announced at the AGM on the 7th March 2020.  The voting is open to NHBS members only who may send their votes by email, post, telephone or in person at the AGM.  We just need your name membership number and the brass design number of your choice. 

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NHBS Special brass for historical Brexit


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Journal Indexing is a significant step forward for the NHBS Website 4.7.19


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NHBS launches new award brass for 2019








Membership Information

The National Horse Brass Society was formed in 1975 to cater for people interested in harness decorations, especially those for the heavy horse.

Will prospective members please note, you can now join online and pay by Pay Pal if you so wish.

The Society meetings,



             2020 Membership brass winner.
               Designed by Alec Hopkinson

You would receive this stunning brass as a part of your membership package and whatever journals and newsletters have been produced by joining the NHBS throughout the year.


This brass was produced in 2018 to commemorate the 2017 record as the longest serving Prince of Wales and in celebration of his 70th birthday 


The long-awaited second volume of the Collectors Anthology of Antique Horse Brasses has arrived!  

    The N.H.B.S. "special" brass made to commemorate the Sapphire Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II brass2017

N.H.B.S. 40 anniversary brass (2016)