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Spurs Over The Centuries   Box Spurs
SPUR 1 Pair Officer’s Gold Gilt Dress Box Spur, Engraved: Piccadilly London Maxwell 
Age: circa 1840s, Weight: 3.4oz/ 100g  
Length: 4 ¾” / 12 cm, Heel: 2 ¼” / 6cm  Spread 2 3/8” / 7 cm, Box: 1 7/16” / 4 cm
Shank: 2 ¼”/ 6 cm, Rowel: 7/8” / 2 cm
Condition: Good, , Archive: History of the Spur, 1923 Charles de Lacy, Plate 45, fig. 2, about 1840
SPUR 2, Pair Officer’s Silver Plate Dress Box Spur, 
Age: circa 1840s, Weight: 2.7 oz / 78 g each Length : 4 ¼” / 11cm Heel: 1 7/8” / 5 cm, Spread: 2 ¾” / 7 cm, Box: 1 3/8” /  3 cm Shank: 2 3/16” / 6 cm, Rowel: 7/8” / 2 cm 
Condition: Good, Archive: History of the Spur,1923 Charles de Lacy, plate 45, 
fig. 2, 

SPUR 3, Prick Type Box Spur, a military spur universally worn
Age: Circa 1815 and Battle of Waterloo, according to The History of the Spur by…., page 72, and Plate #44, figure 1
Weight: 1 oz / 30g each, Condition: Good, Asking: $1900, Length: 3 7/8”/ 10 cm
Heel: 2 3/8” / 6 cm, Spread: 2 ¾” /  4 cm, Box: 5/8” / 2cm pointed with screw type threads, Shank: 1 ¼” / 3 cm, Rowel: ¾” / 2 cm
SPUR 4, Pair Military Dress Box Spur, Engraved: LATCHFORD on box & shank, box protrudes beyond heel arch. Age: circa 1840s, Weight: 2.1 oz / 61 g other 2.3 oz. / 67 g, Length: 3 5/8” / 9cm, Heel:  1 ¼” / 3 cm, Spread: 2 ¼” / 6 cm Box: 1 7/16” / 4 cm, Shank: 1 ½” / 4cm, Rowel: 1” / 3cm Condition: good to excellent, , Archive: History of the Spur,1923 Charles de Lacy, Plate 45, fig. 2, about 1840SPUR 6, Officer’s Dress Silver PlateBox Spur
Age: circa 1800s, Weight: 2.6oz. / 75 g, Condition: Fair, 
Length: 4 7/16” / 12cm, Heel: 1 7/8” / 5cm, Spread: 2 5/8” / 7 cm, Box: 1 ¼” / 3 cm
Shank: 2 1/8” / 5 cm, Rowel: ¾” / 2 cm Archive: History of the Spur, Charles de Lacy Plate 44
SPUR 5 Officer’s Dress Silver PlateBox Spur
Age: circa 1800s, Weight: 2.6oz. / 75 g, Condition: Fair, 
Length: 4 7/16” / 12cm, Heel: 1 7/8” / 5cm, Spread: 2 5/8” / 7 cm, Box: 1 ¼” / 3 cm
Shank: 2 1/8” / 5 cm, Rowel: ¾” / 2 cm Archive: History of the Spur, Charles de Lacy Plate 44
SPUR 7,  Pair Officer’s Gold Gilt Dress Box Spur, Engraved: WILDSMITH, JERMYN ST
Age: Circa 1840s, Weight: 2.6 oz. / 75 g Length: 3 7/8” / 10cm, Heel: 1 5/8” / 4cm
Spread: 2 15/16” / 7 cm, Box: 1 7/16” / 4cm, Shank: 2 7/8” / 5cm, Rowel: 1” / 2 cm
Condition: History of the Spur, 1923 Charles de Lacy, Plate 45, fig. 2, about 1840
SPUR 8,  Pair Officer’s Gold Gilt Dress Box Spur, Engraved: MAXWELL stamped on shank, 
PICCADILLY LONDON stamped on box, Age: Circa 1840s, Weight: 2.8oz / 79, , Length: 4 ¾” / 12cm, Heel: 2 1/16” / 5cm, Spread: 2 3/8” / 7cm, Box: 1 ½” /4cm, Shank: 2 1/8” /5cm, Rowel: 1”/3cm Condition: Excellent, Archive: History of the Spur,1923 Charles de Lacy, Plate 45, fig. 2, about 1840
SPUR 11, Officer’s Gold Gilt Dress Spur Pair, Engraved: JAMES ST, on boot insert with backwards imprint. Age: Circa 1840, Weight : 2.8oz. / 80 g, , Length: 5 ½” / 14cm, Heel: 1 7/8” / 5 cm, Spread: 2 5/16” / 6cm, 
Box: 1 7/16” / 4cm, Shank: 2” / 5cm, Rowel: 15/16” / 3cm
Condition: Good, History of the Spur, 1923 Charles de Lacy, Plate 45, fig. 2, about 1840SPUR 15, Pair Brass British Cavalry Age: Crimean War   PICCADILLY LONDON stamped on box,   Weight: 2.6 oz/ 73g Length: 5” /13cm Heel: 3” / 8cm Spread: 2 ½” /6cm
Shank: 1 5/8”/ 4cm Rowel is a sphere with  point spikes
Condition: Good, SPUR 12, Age: Circa 1840, Weight : 2.7 oz. / 77 g, Condition: FaiSPUR 13,  Age: 17th Century w/ French Iranian Turquoise, Pick boot mount Condition: Good
, Length: 3 ½”/ 9cm, Heel: 1 ¾”/ 4cm, Spread: 2 ½” / 6.5cm
Shank: 1 ½” / 4cm Rowel: ¾”/2cmSPUR 16   Box Spur with no heel piece - ingraved left and right
Age: Circa 1840
Weight: .7 oz / 20 Length: 2 ¾” / 7cm Heel: No Spread: No
Box: 1 ½” / 3cm Shank: 1 ¼” / 3cm  Lion paw Rowel: None
Condition: Excellent, 
SPUR 18 Box Like Hunting Spur
Age: Circa 1850 Weight: .9 oz / 26g,  Condition Good
Length: 2 3/8”/ 6 cm, Heel: 1 5/8” /  4cm, Spread: 2 9/16” / 7cm, 
Box: short pick and screw mount type, Shank before ball: 3/8” / 1cm, Ball: ¼” / 1 cm
Spurs The Development of Their Common forms During the Centuries Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Bashford Dean - Director, Stanley J. Rowland, Del.SPUR 19 Hunting Box Spur, Age: Circa 1840, Weight: 2 oz./ 56g, Condition: Fair
Asking: $1800, Length: 3 3/16th” / 9cm,  Heel: 3 1/8” / 8cm, Spread: 2 3/8”/ 6cm
Box: 1 ½” / 4cm Shank with Ball end,  7/8” 2cm, Spurs The Development of Their Common forms During the Centuries Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Bashford Dean - Director, Stanley J. Rowland, Del.SPUR 20, Roweled Box Spur
Age: Circa 1880
Weight: 1/5oz / 44g, Condition: Fair, Length: 3 ½” / 9cm, Heel:  2 1/8”/ 5cm, Spread 2 1/8” / 6cm
Spread: 2 1/8” / 5cm, Box: 2 ½” / 6cm, Shank: 1 1/16” / 3cm
Rowel: ¾” History of the Spur, 1923 Charles de Lacy, a military spur, Crimean War Plate #44, fig 2, brass, Crimean War
SPUR 3, Prick Type Box Spur, a military spur universally worn
Age: Circa 1815 page 72, and Plate #44, figure 1
Weight: 1 oz / 30g each, , Length: 3 7/8”/ 10 cm
Heel: 2 3/8” / 6 cm, Spread: 2 ¾” /  4 cm, Box: 5/8” / 2cm pointed with screw type threads, Shank: 1 ¼” / 3 cm, Rowel: ¾” / 2 cm Condition: Good Archive: History of the Spur,1923 Charles de Lacy, plate 45, fig. 2, Battle of Waterloo
SPUR 22, , Military Gold Gilt Dress Box Spur, Engraved: Piccadilly London Maxwell 
Age: Circa 1840, Weight: 3 oz./ 85g, Condition: Good, 
Length: 4” / 10cm, Heel: 1 ¾”  / 5cm, Spread: 2 3/8” / 7cm, 
Box: Shank: 1 ¾” / 4cm, Rowel: 1” / 3cm SPUR 12, Age: Circa 1840, Weight : 2.7 oz. / 77 g, Condition: Fair, Length: 5 ¼”/ 13cm, Heel: 2 ¾” / 7cm, Spread: 2 5/8” / 7 cm, Box:  1 ½” / 4cm
Shank: 1 5/8” / 4cm,   Rowel: ¾” / 2cm Archive: History of the Spur, Charles de Lacy,
SPUR 23
Brass Pick type box Serpent Head Shanked Age: Circa 1500
Weight: 3 oz./ 83, Condition: Good, , Length: 4 ¼” / 11cm
Heel: 2 ½” 6cm,  Spread: 2 ¾” / 7cm Box: Pointed ½”/2cm,Winged engraved  Shank: Curved Serpent 1 ½”/4cm Rowel: very small no points
SPUR 50 A
A. Ancestor to the box spur arched heal with 5 point rowel
Age:1650-1680
Weight: 1 oz/ 30g Condition: Good:
Length: 1 ½” / 4cm Height: 1 ¾” / 4cm Heel arch: 1 ¾” / 5cm
Shank:  7/8” / 2cm Rowel: ¾” / 2cm Note: heart shaped toggle to hold against slotted boot 
History of the Spur, Charles de Lacy, plate 37, fig. 2, 

SPUR 50 B
A. Ancestor to the box spur arched heal with 5 point rowel
Age:1650-1680 Weight: .9 oz/ 25g Condition: Good Length: 1 ¾” / 5cm Height: 1 ½” / 4cm Shank: 7/8” /2cm  Rowel:  5/8” / 2cm - 9 point Note: heart shaped toggle to hold against slotted boot. Archive: History of the Spur, Charles de Lacy, plate 37, 
fig. 2, 
SPUR 52, Single Ancestor to the box spur arched heal with 5 point rowel
Age: Circa:
Weight: .6 oz/ 18 g Length: 1 1/2” / 4cm Heel: none Spread: none Shank: 7/8” / 2cm Rowel:  7/8” / 2cm 6 point Note: heart shaped toggle to hold against slotted boot. 
Condition: Good Archive: History of the Spur, Charles de Lacy, plate 37, fig. 2,
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