Patent Model - Improvement in Spurs

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August Buermann, Patentee
Production date
Aug 19 1879
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Rubber, iron
Buermann's patent provides "the heel-bands of spurs with an elastic covering, so that it will not chafe or wear the boots, and which at the same time shall be neat in appearance." It "consists in spurs with an elastic or yielding covering of rubber or gutta-percha..." (Patent Number 218,705)
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