Brass

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Brass

An alloy of copper and zinc. It has low friction and so is used in manufactured products such as gears and valves. It is also used in musical instruments.. It may be traded as a commodity on exchanges such as the London Metal Exchange.
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And every exhibitor, steward and judge in all classes will be presented with a commemorative Llanilar Show Centenary horse brass specially struck at Ironbridge, near Telford.
All entries, which must hold public liability insurance, will receive a commemorative horse brass and certificate.
Museum director Mr Ian Walden said: "Each of the contestants was given a souvenir horse brass featuring the Eurovision logo, made at our foundry.