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1800 ca. spurs

1800 ca. spurs

1800’s ca Spur: A spur is a metal tool designed to be worn in pairs on the heels of riding boots for the purpose of directing a horse to move forward or laterally while riding. It is usually used to refine the riding aids (commands) and to back up the natural aids (the leg, seat, hands and voice).

Category: Tejano History | Artifacts | Ranching


1800’s Cross

1800’s Cross

1800’s ca Cross

Category: Tejano History | Artifacts | Religious


1800s Boot Knife

1800s Boot Knife

1800’s Boot Knife

Category: Artifacts | Weapons


1800’s Brass Magnifying Glass

1800’s Brass Magnifying Glass

1800’s Brass Magnifying Glass

Category: Artifacts | Surveying


1800’s Brass Sextant

1800’s Brass Sextant

1800’s ca Brass Sextant

Category: Artifacts | Surveying


1800’s Wood and Brass Spyglass

1800’s Wood and Brass Spyglass

1800’s Wood and Brass Spyglass

Category: Artifacts | Surveying


1847 Walker Colt

1847 Walker Colt

1847 Walker Colt

Category: Artifacts | Weapons


1850 Brass Surveyor’s Compass and Box

1850 Brass Surveyor’s Compass and Box

1850 Brass Surveyor’s Compass and Box

Category: Artifacts | Surveying


1850 Handheld Compass

1850 Handheld Compass

1850 Handheld Compass

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1850’s Bowie Knife

1850’s Bowie Knife

1850’s Bowie Knife

Category: Artifacts | Weapons


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