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                  This is the design winner for the 2020 membership brass competition

            This milk churn design was submitted by Alec Hopkinson drawn by Peter Ferguson

2020 Membership brass 

Each year NHBS members receive a membership brass stamped with their unique number on the back.  The designs are submitted by the Society members and the winner is selected by ballot the result of which was announced at the AGM on the 2nd March.                          

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Latest News


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


Another Enjoyable Church Stretton Meet.   4.7.19


Award Brass History Update


NHBS launches new award brass for 2019


Quality rather than quantity was the name of the game at this year's Ipsden. 18.10.18


More steam engines than you could shake a stick at!! 500 for 50 at the 50th Gt Dorset 24.9.18.


 WW1/GDSF Brass Nearly Ready 1.8.18


"Rise & Shine" for the Church Stretton Meet 2018 

Severe Weather Dubbed The "Beast From The East" Disrupts The 2018 AGM 24.4.18

Latest Committee News January 201 2.2.18

A Most Interesting TV Programme 19.1.18 


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,


2019 Membership brass winner.

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 Prince Charles, Longest Serving Prince of Wales

The Collectors Anthology of Antique Horse Brasses Vol 2 
    The N.H.B.S. "special" brass made to commemorate the Sapphire Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II brass2017
The Queens Sapphire Jubilee Brass 

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