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Title Iron prick spur
Nationality European
Period 12th/13th century
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This type of spur would have been worn in the Crusader armies in the early Middle Ages. They were really only superceded when the new style Gothic spurs appeared, with much longer shanks and the introduction of rowels in the 14th century.

This has had a hard life and both the strap fittings may well be modern replacements. It is a ground find and heavily corroded throughout (except for the strap fittings!), although the rust has been consolidated and is now a pleasing blackened finish throughout.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Horse Furniture : Spurs : European : 13th Century]

testimonials

Thank you for the delivery which arrived yesterday. The badges are in excellent condition.

P S, UK, 18.12.2012

Second buckle arrived. Very pleased with it. Thanks. I'll be keeping an eye on your website for more buckles.

D R, UK, 12.01.2011

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