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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 They were really only superceded when the new style Gothic spurs appeared, with much longer shanks and the introduction of rowels in the 14th century.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 measures 9 cm across at the instep. Although heavily corroded and consolidated throughout (it is is a ground find), this has all its original form, with the added bonus of the original buckle for the strap, somewhat battered perhaps, but not often encountered on early pieces.

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


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

testimonials

Hi arrived safely packaged well very pleased with it will look great on my relic lebel when finished thank you

M B, UK, 24.05.2016

Just to let you know that the kokarde [cockade] arrived today. Looks great. Definitely original.

S S, Australia, 16.08.2012

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