Slave Collar with Bells Used for the Punishment for Attempted Escape

Blacksmith-made, of hand-forged iron, with hinged opening and opposing hand-forged locking device. Collar 1.25 in. high, with 5.5 x 6 in. diameter opening, having three prongs extending 14 in. from the collar, raising to 11 in. above the collar, each with a bell at the end. The consignor relates that this collar was purchased in 1982 from the collection of Bernard Gilliam of Johnson City, TN, who acquired the item from a Charleston, SC collector in the 1950s.

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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