Lot 140

Montana Centennial Silver Mounted Spurs c. 1989

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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 Montana Centennial silver mounted spurs circa 1989. The spurs feature a wonderfully and professionally crafted stainless steel and silver mounted construction that features a Montana Centennial concho with a brass twisted rope decoration and shows silver mounting to the outside of the spur frame. The concho reads as follows: Montana Centennial 1889-1989 and are marked on right spur 'Korea'. The buckles shown on the tooled leather spur straps that are attributed to DeVore's Saddlery are constructed from sterling silver and marked 'Fleming'. The spurs feature jingle bobs on the outside of the spur shank. 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 3 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 9".