More about C.P. Shipley B. 1864 – D. 1943

Location – Texas
Medium or Skill saddle maker, spur maker.

Charles P. Shipley. The saddle and tack operation of C.P. Shipley located at the Kansas City Stockyards was one of the most successful ever to operate in the West. Opened in 1885 by Shipley, it operated continuously through 1972. During the years of 1900 to 1930, Shipley contracted with “Texas Style” masters Oscar Crockett, J.R. McChesney, G.A. Bischoff, August Buermann and others to manufacture spurs of unique design to be sold under his name. Shipley’s spurs are marked inside the heel band: “C.P. Shipley Kansas City, MO.

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C.P. Shipley B. 1864 – D. 1943
Shipley Spurs Circa 1930

Shipley Spurs Circa 1930

C.P. Shipley Horse Measuring Cane

C.P. Shipley Horse Measuring Cane