Shield Pattern California Style Spurs With Nice Straps

Western Trading Post

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Available here for your consideration is an older pair of shield pattern California style spurs with nice straps. The heel bands of these single mounted spurs sport nicely engraved silver. The shanks, the chap guards and the rowel button are all decorated with silver flourishes. The leather spur straps are attractively carved in a leaf pattern and have an etched silver concho on each. Heel chains and fourteen point rowels complete this nice pair. Get them now for your collection!
The history of bits and spurs in North America begins with the Spanish who first came to the new world in the 1500s, bringing horses and livestock with them. The Spanish colonial style is the predecessor of the Californian and Mexican styles we know today and this pair is a nice example. 
MAKER: Unmarked.
APPROX AGE: Antique (meaning made prior to the 1930s).
SIZE: The heel openings measure 3 1/2 inches, the band width measures 7/8 inches and the shanks measure 3 inches long overall. 
CONDITION: Good for its age, normal wear and minor imperfections expected. Please look closely at the pictures as they are an important part of our description and are hereby incorporated into the description, specifically with regards to condition.