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    Circus and Wild West Show Performer: Kit Carson, Jr. Leather Show Saddle. Frank Fleming (1872-1947) was a performer with Buffalo Bill's and Pawnee Bill's Wild West Show, followed by stints with Sells-Floto Circus and other circuses, billing himself as "Kit Carson" or "Kit Carson, Jr." We are offering his McClellan-style show saddle. It is an unmarked saddle with Size 11 seat. It is decorated with brass tacks along the edges. The straps holding the wooden stirrups are both decorated with tacks that read "Kit Carson" along with cross designs. Sold together with a 10.5" x 26" two-sided "playbill" advertising Carson's appearance with the Coleman Circus, on brittle wood pulp paper with areas of loss. The Eric C. Caren Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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