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    A Pair of Partial-Gilt Eagle-Head Spurs - Civil War These Civil War spurs are ornately made with eagle head designs holding the sunburst style rowels. They retain some of the original gilt, approximately 40%, with one of the spurs having its original strap complete. The other spur has a remnant which includes the buckle. Looking at the rowel of the spur, it can be seen that the eagle's head is actually the upturned head of an eagle; the wings of which are the sides of the spurs.

    This is a pair of very attractive Civil War spurs with one of the complete straps attached.

    Provenance: The Tharpe Collection of American Military History

    Exhibited: The Liberty Heritage Society Museum


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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