Antique Garcia Cowboy Spurs

History

G.S. Garcia started making cowboy spurs and other related items such as saddles at the age of 19 in California. Trained by the best Mexican artist and blacksmiths, Garcia was soon able to set up his own shop in Elko in Nevada.

Such was the quality of Garcia Spurs that even famous actors such as Will Rogers ordered his wares. The majority of his spurs were sold to the local Vaqueros and cowboys.

Garcia is also famous for making Saddles and has won many awards for his work during the first part of the 20th century.

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Identification

Garcia spurs and others influenced by Mexican design are very flamboyant in design and decoration. Often covered with intricate carving, stamping and patterns, the Garcia spurs are easy to spot.

Some items will also come with a certificate of authenticity from the J.M. Capriola Company which is now the owner and manufacturer of Garcia spurs. Although, these items are made more recently and therefore may not be of much interest to collectors.

Look for spurs which are made in the early 1900s.

All of the Garcia spurs will be stamped as GARCIA on the inside of the bands.

Vintage Garcia Elko Nev Spurs with Cowperson Tack Jingle Bobs
Vintage Garcia Elko Nev Spurs with Cowperson Tack Jingle Bobs
$499.99
Garcia Elko Nev Sterling Silver Spurs
Garcia Elko Nev Sterling Silver Spurs
$575.00
E Garcia Ladies Spurs Silver Inlaid
E Garcia Ladies Spurs Silver Inlaid
$300.00
Fancy Garcia numbered Sterling Silver Inlay Blued Cowboy Spurs
Fancy Garcia numbered Sterling Silver Inlay Blued Cowboy Spurs
$449.00
Vintage EGarcia Spurs Diamond pattern 6 pt Rowels
Vintage EGarcia Spurs Diamond pattern 6 pt Rowels
$350.00
VINTAGE HANDMADE STERLING SILVER INLAY CALIFORNIA SPURS DOUBLE MOUNTED MARKED
VINTAGE HANDMADE STERLING SILVER INLAY CALIFORNIA SPURS DOUBLE MOUNTED MARKED
$250.00
Vintage Cowboy Tom Mix Style Engraved Spurs E Garcia
Vintage Cowboy Tom Mix Style Engraved Spurs E Garcia
$695.00
CLASSIC HANDMADE STERLING SILVER DOUBLE MOUNTED HEART MOTIF SPURS MAKER MARKED
CLASSIC HANDMADE STERLING SILVER DOUBLE MOUNTED HEART MOTIF SPURS MAKER MARKED
$250.00
CLASSIC HANDMADE STERLING SILVER CHISELED HEART SPURS SINGLE MOUNTED MARKED
CLASSIC HANDMADE STERLING SILVER CHISELED HEART SPURS SINGLE MOUNTED MARKED
$260.00

There are many other types of antique cowboy spurs available too, so go have a look through the menu options.

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