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James Huneter Wilson was born in Indiana in 1848. He opened the J.H. Wilson Saddlery Company in Denver, Colorado in 1876. J.H. Wilson’s father was a saddle maker for the 2nd Illinios Cavalry during the Civil War.This saddle is of 1880 and is typical of most Western saddles of that time period. This style is used by the “mounted shooters”, which has become a fast growing sport. TheWilson saddle has been copied in recent times for the purpose of use for this growing sport. This is an original good condition saddle with wonderful history. The saddle has a 14.5" seat. The saddle shows tow largeoriginal silver conchos. This is from the Dale E. Moore Collection in Belgrade, Montana. Dale started and runs the Montana Horseman Saddle Building School. Thispiece is from his over 50 year collection of rare saddles. He started building saddles in Helena Montana in 1964 under the guidance and direction of Jack Miller. Jack was a master saddle

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James Hunter Wilson Saddle Denver, Colo. ca. 1880

Auction ended on Sat, Apr 26, 2014
Estimate $400 - $800
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34156 E Frontage Rd
Bozeman, MT 59715
United States
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