Lot 143

19th Century Vaquero Double Mounted Silver Spurs

Estimate: $450 - $850

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot is this 19th century Vaquero double mounted silver spurs. The spurs feature wonderfully and professionally crafted double mounted silver and steel construction that features a eight tine rowel and shows a figure eight snake shank that is silver mounted as well. From the estate collection of Lloyd Kent and Phyllis DeVore passed owners of the historic DeVore’s Saddlery Helena, Montana. Helena Saddlery of Helena, MONT. Was founded in 1890 and was the predecessor to DeVore Saddlery. Upon Lloyd Kent DeVore’s (also referred to as L. Kent) college graduation he purchased his father Lloyd’s business, the Helena Saddlery and Tent on Lawrence Street, and renamed it DeVore’s Saddlery in circa 1950. Kent learned his craft from some local greats such as Jack Miller and George Hargrave who also worked for DeVore’s. Both L. Kent and his bride Phyllis have since passed away and these pieces are being offered by the family estate. The condition of this pair of spurs is good with no obvious signs of damage and shows good overall condition. The measurements of this pair of spurs is 2 3/4" x 3 1/2" x 5 1/2".