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  • Object: Spur

    Sep 25, 2018

    Photo via: Royal Spurs I-0008b Spur Mexican Mexico Date: Unknown, likely 20th century Materials: Metal   Spurs are traditionally u-shaped, pointed devices secured around the back of a rider’s heel and used to urge on a horse. They are made [...]

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  • Object: Shotgun

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0051a Shotgun Designed by John F. Browning, manufactured by Remington American New York Date: 1911-1948 Materials: Metal, wood Photo via: Dave Coustan, HowStuffWorks.com This Remington model 11 shotgun was produced from 1911 to 1948 and was one of the first [...]

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  • Object: Helmet

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0178b Helmet Prussian/German Germany Date: 1916 Material: Leather, metal Photo via: WHKMLA: Historical Atlas, Prussian History This helmet is a standard model Prussian pickelhaube, an iconic emblem of the Prussian Army and of Imperial Germany. The name roughly translates to [...]

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