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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 They were really only superceded when the new style Gothic spurs appeared, with much longer shanks and the introduction of rowels in the 14th century.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 fragile example measures 10 cm across at the instep. It is heavily corroded, being a ground find, and has been consolidated, with one strap fitting having completely broken away.

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


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

testimonials

Received and in superb condition, thank you

A G, UK, 21.03.2012

Just a quick note to let you know that my bayonet arrived safely today. Many thanks for the speedy delivery and overall excellent service! For its age this bayonet is in fantastic condition.

I will mark your website as a 'favourite'...

S P, UK, 23.01.2012

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