A very scarce and desirable early pattern by Kelly Bros., Dalhart, Texas. Eye-catching design, with double crescent shank, mounted on both sides, all original with 1 3/4" swell bands and 1 1/2" strap buttons, both along with the 2 1/2" shanks overlaid with engraved silver. The off side is mounted with engraved rectangle and button cover. The original 20 point, 2 1/2" rowels are plain iron. Shown in the #17 (1921) catalog as style #2, mounted both sides. Noted in the catalog, inside back cover. "The Spurs Shown on This Page are New Designs and are Very Fancy". A notable pair of Texas spurs.
Collection of Jim and Jane Carpenter, Colorado.
Lot 244, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.