Ruxton's Trading Post


Proprietor: Gretchen and Mike Graham
22 Ruxton Avenue
Manitou Springs, CO 80829

Tel: 719-377-1919  
  Email: oldwest@pcisys.net


Bits and Spurs in the Texas Tradition Book

(Item: TEXAS BIT SPUR BOOK)

This book; BIT AND SPUR MAKERS IN THE TEXAS TRADITION is like the Bits and Spurs in the Vaquero Tradition book that was published in 1997. It is simular in size being 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches and 264 pages. It is hard cover with a dust jacket. It includes histories and great photos of many spur and bit makers. The price includes shipping in the USA. Makers included are; Sam Allen, J. O. Bass, Adolph Bayers, Raymond Bego, Joe Bianchi, G. A. Bischoff, E. F. Blanchard, Bob Boone, Clayton Boone, Dee Boone, Pate Boone, Wallie Boone, Frank Bradney, Louis Bryant, Browning & Murchison, Jerry Cates, R. L. Causey, Oscar Crockett, Crockett Bit and Spur Company, Jack Gilland, L. G. Grubb, Chris Hagelstein, Frank Harvey, Jess Hodge, O. R. Huff, Tom Johnson Jr., P. M. Kelly, Kelly Brothers, K B & P, John Henry Key, Billy Klapper, Knowlton Brothers, John R. Koenig, E. J. Kohler, Julius Kunshick, Kyle, Pettigrew & Moore, J. R. McChesney, Lucio Manriquez, Jesus Morales, Joseph Nance, Joseph Carl Petmecky, Powder River, Prison Makers of Huntsville Texas, Adolf Schneider, Clay Shearer, Red Skelton, Alfred Smith, Issac Stephenson, Harold Strong, J. C. Studer, Bull Thomas, Louie Traylor, Fred Tucker, Willie Weast and Henry C. Zimmer. Locations where these makers worked are listed by state in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Oregon and Wyoming. The book includes background chapters on Origins of Horse Equipment, 19th Century Texas Settlement, Developement and use of the Texas Bit, Evolution of the Texas Spur and The marketing of Bits and Spurs. We take most major credit cards. Call 719-377-1919 if you want to use a credit card. Our address is Ruxton's Trading Post, 22 Ruxton Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829. Be sure to click on the thumbnail picture to see 11 more larger pictures.



Price: $110.00
This book weighs about 5 pounds.
This book weighs about 5 pounds.
Six different Boone spur makers covered.
Six different Boone spur makers covered.
Eight pages about J. R. McChesney Bits and Spurs.
Eight pages about J. R. McChesney Bits and Spurs.
McChesney
McChesney