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#31 Post by nrobertb » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:59 am

Here's an old catalog. Louis, note the Crockett and Star Steel ads.
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#32 Post by nrobertb » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:10 am

Here is another award spur, from the Texas State Fair of 1907.
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#33 Post by nrobertb » Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:00 am

A pile of spurs, or is it a heap?
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#34 Post by nrobertb » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:30 am

Steer heads were another popular spur adornment, like this pair by Klapper.
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#35 Post by nrobertb » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:41 am

Here's a pair that belonged to a rider from the Lazy S Slash Ranch. The maker is Allen.
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#36 Post by nrobertb » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:55 am

The crescent moon and stars were popular spur decorations, perhaps because the oldtimers did a lot of night herding. Here is a pair by Adamson .
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#37 Post by nrobertb » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:47 am

This pair by James Bass of Tulia, TX features lightning bolts, perhaps a reference to riding in all kinds of weather. That may also be the Texas "lone star".
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#38 Post by nrobertb » Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:10 pm

Here's a nice pair by George Blackwood of Farmersville, TX with a religious motif.
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#39 Post by nrobertb » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:06 am

Here is a pair by Klapper featuring the Rocking W brand.
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#40 Post by nrobertb » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:48 am

Here's a closeup of one of Buermann's trademarks.
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#41 Post by nrobertb » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:58 am

Texans love their "lone star". They put it on everything, including beer. This is another Buermann pair.
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#42 Post by nrobertb » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:21 am

Here is a pair of super fancy parade spurs by Garcia.
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#43 Post by nrobertb » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:05 pm

Another group.
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#44 Post by nrobertb » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:06 pm

Here is a rather unusual pair with rowels you can change.
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#45 Post by nrobertb » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:29 am

Here is a pair with jingle bobs and Mexican style rowels, maker unknown.
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