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Military Style Saddle and Saddlebags Marked 1st Virginia

Leather saddle with numerous brass domed tacks and with brass furniture. Brass escutcheon in the pommel region is stamped '1 Inch Seat'. Leather straps are dry and in brittle condition. A few of the straps have been primitively tied together with a string. Wood stirrups are covered with leather hoods and the leather is decorated with and attractive embossed pattern.   Saddlebags measure 46" fully extended. Exterior of one of the saddlebag's has white painted lettering, 1st Virginia.' 

Condition:

The saddle's brass has a nice patination and only a few of the brass domed tacks are missing. The saddle seat itself is in very good condition with minor scuffs. Saddlebags are in poor condition and missing most of their original stitching. The saddlebag's leather is 'allegatored' and the leather is bleeding. The interior of the bags are lined in a glazed cotton period material. 

Estimate: $300 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$188
05/12/2021

 

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