Cock fighting spur in wooden sheath. Spur has a four sided rectangular handle and a curved blade that angles downwards. The wooden sheath has a groove in the shape of the spur cut into it in which the spur sits and is fastened in place by two small nails. Attached by a rope to the sheath is a worked wooden stick. Label: yellow exhibition label, printed.

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