Lot 398    

Pair of Burman and Ricardo Spurs,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
includes a unsigned Burman pair with engraved steel with both engraved silver and nickel mounts and inlay, with original heel chains and tooled leather straps, steel marked Hand Forged Steel with 10 spiked 1.75" diameter rowels and 3.25" yoke width, AND an unsigned Ricardo pair forged nickel with applied brass horses head on outside of yoke end, engraved shank with 1.15" diameter 10 spike rowels, newer leather.

Condition:  
Both VG to EXC.
Sold: $1,140.00
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1842 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Bourbon County, Kentucky,
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Large Lithograph, <i>Abraham Lincoln's Last Recession</i>,
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Pre-Civil War ALS from Indiana Congressman William S. Holman, 1861,
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Lot # 204 - Rare GAR Membership Medals,
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1854 Estate Inventory Including Slaves, Madison County, Kentucky,
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Chromolithograph of Ulysses S. Grant,
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