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    A Pair of Silver Confederate Spurs This pair of utilitarian silver spurs has great character. The simple, clean lines belie the fact that they could still be strapped on and used today. The smooth sunburst rowel still functions perfectly. The only designs the maker attempted are two vertical, parallel lines near the hole where the leather would be attached. The sloped edges near the lines are all slightly different, each handmade by a craftsman more interested in practical usage and not decoration. They are very typical of Confederate spurs of the Civil War.

    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: 5
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