I HAVE NOT ATTEMPTED TO CLEAN OR POLISH THIS BIT. IT IS IN ORIGINAL VINTAGE CONDITION WITH NORMAL RUST ON IRON. THE RIGHT CHEEK BRIDLE LOOP LOOKS LIKE IT IS SLIGHTLY BENT OUTWARD. PLEASE LOOK AT THE PHOTO OF IT. The item "VTG FLEMING STERLING SILVER & IRON WESTERN BRIDLE HEADSTALL CONCHO BIT HUGE RARE" is in sale since Sunday, February 2, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Western Americana\Bits & Bridles". The seller is "applewoodhorses" and is located in New York. This item can be shipped to United States.