It's unclear whether this saddle was made during that period, but probably isn't as it carries the Rhoades mark and not the Crockett. They're aren't too many chubby working cowboys! This is a comfortable, heavy duty, well-built saddle with a rawhide-covered tree. Fred Mueller saddles wer known as sturdy and dependable saddles. I think Amanda got a great deal on a classic saddle. It's definitely been around the block a bit, but it's a nice example of of a vintage youth saddle. Well, Betsey sure proved that seller wrong. Difficulty:Moderately EasyInstructions Find and record the model or product number for your Wunder-Bar item.
Eleanor purchased the saddle from a friend of her dad's in 1980. The make-over included straigtening and re-rawhiding the tree and replacing the leather, using the patterns from the old leather. I bet it's as great a ride today as it was on its first ride. It has a mark of a circle around either 2 W's one reversed or an M and a W. It is currently used for display only, which is a bit sad.
Betsey things it might be of Mexican origin. The reason why I'm so confused on this saddle, is because it doesn't look like any of the ones for sale! The saddle was made by A. It's clear from the age and wear that it has seen a lot of miles, but is no doubtedly still a great ride. I want to know wich one is the oldest? There's no maker's mark on the saddle except for the number 65 stamped behind the cantle. Buyer accepts full responsibility for all purchases made and holds the auction company, clerks and owners free of any liabilities in the event of theft of disappearance of any items purchased, no items to be removed from premises without full settlement. Their saddles are rare as they were more known for their tooling work and craft patterns sold by Tandy Leather.
The saddle is in fabulous, ready-to-ride condition. These saddles are all currently deteriorating due to age. Later models will be added shortly. Heres a pic of the saddle on my mare, after I oiled it once. No old style used one for me. He sold hi shop in 1917 and it continued in operation until 1957. My guess was that it's made in 1.
When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. Repairs instantly decrease the collectible value. If the search box does not work please scroll down, your saddle was most likely made before 2006. Prior to that, it had been stored in a barn for 70 years. His widow ran the saddlery until it closed in 1958. I had ridden in my dad's Hereford saddle for years and I knew they made a very good product.
Hereford used saddle still has some use left in. This set belongs on a horse. Lucky gal, its a great saddle! Will is working on restoring it. Bill attests to the quality, sharing that it is the most comfortable saddle he has ever ridden. I will be sure to email Tex Tan, I'd love to learn more about this saddle. John shares that he is, understandably, very proud to know own it. Megan has it hanging in her home as decoration.
Three months of hard refurbishing with small brushes brought it back to all it's glory. Burow Auctions has put forth every effort in preparing the catalog for this auction to provide accurate descriptions of all items. This helps you see the tiny print in which the se Samick Music Corp. It's called the Sid Special in the catalog. He had picked it up at an auction. This is to insure good communication between Burow Auctions Service, Inc.
The best way to contact me is via email due to my busy work schedule. The current owner of this saddle has a copy of the actual bill of sale and a description by the saddlemaker. Hamley has identified it as the saddle made in 1931 for cowboy photographer, Howard Wilcox. If you're in the market for a new or used Tex Tan, you should always check for a serial number before making the purchase. It's a real using saddle and Noel has used it to break horses and work cows over the years.
This was an everyday work saddle for over sixty years and is still in beautiful and usable condition. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. Already have a Horse Forum account? It's built for they more narrow backed horse of that era, rather than the broader stiockier horses of today. It's from Nolte-Olson, which was a popular saddle brand in the the mid 1900's. Whatever its origins, it is a beauty. They're a great example of the undercut swells that were popular at the time.