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Spurs (4)

Object Number: 
INV.12022m-p
Date: 
1914-1918
Medium: 
Nickel, leather, steel
Dimensions: 
largest: 8 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 21.6 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: exterior of the leather-strap spurs: "SOLID NICKEL" stamped: bottom interior of other two: "NICKEL/SILVER"
Description: 
Nickel, leather, and steel spurs; U-shaped nickel spurs with ball-shaped feet and stud on top side of each arm; two of the spurs have S-link chains and leather straps fastened to the studs; the two other spurs have steel wheels rod-fastened to bottom of feet; stamped marks on spurs.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, these spurs were used by Major John H. Marsching during World War I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John H. Marsching, 1948
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group