G.S. Garcia Maker’s Marks

Garcia’s marks vary over time based on the location where the business was located and the ownership as well. These marks can be generally categorized as follows:

“G.S. GARCIA” “ELKO NEV.” – This is the mark used while the shop was in Elko, Nevada. Early on the mark has a backwards “N” in Nev., this was changed around 1910 to a regular “N”. This can be a helpful feature in dating Old Spurs.

“GARCIA” “SADDLERY COMPANY” “SALINAS CALIF.” – This mark was used by Les Garcia after his father left the company, when his sons moved to Salinas.

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