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The Last Spurs Worn by King William IV, 1835
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The Last Spurs Worn by King William IV, 1835

Measurements: Case: 22cm(8.75in) x 29cm (11.5in) x 5.5cm (2.25in)

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Gilt metal. A pair of military pattern spurs with circular rowels, complete with chains, buckles and leather straps, accompanied by a period card inscribed in ink 'Last Spurs worn by His Majesty William 4th’. Maker’s name of Royal Warrant holder Maxwell to each spur. Contained in a refitted Victorian letters patent case, the hinged lid embossed with the Royal arms.

The spur making firm of Maxwell was established in 1750 and is now part of the Jermyn Street boot maker Foster & Son. Maxwell was granted the first of its many Royal warrants by King William’s elder brother George IV.
 

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