Tiffany spur; belonged to Abner Doubleday

Object Number: 
1920.129c
Date: 
1855-1865
Medium: 
Brass, leather, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 13.3 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
Interior of spur stamped: "TIFFANY & CO. / NEW YORK"
Description: 
U-shaped brass spur with serrated iron wheel fastened to curved, stepped foot at bottom; pierced leather strap looped at top through slots of rectangular iron buckle that fastens; stamped with retailer name on inside of spur.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this spur was used by U.S. Major-General Abner Doubleday.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas A. Eddy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group