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    Grimsley Saddle and Texas Star Saddle Blanket. A rather well-used but largely complete Grimsley-style saddle complete with brass trim and shield escutcheons. No visible markings. These types of saddles were used by Civil War Union artillery drivers and frequently by mounted Confederate troops. The saddle is accompanied by a rough wool saddle blanket measuring approximately 31 x 19-inches. The blanket is trimmed in yellow felt with two yellow felt stars on each side of the trailing edge. The significance of the stars is unknown.

    Condition: Fair to good. The leather has separated in many areas exposing the hessian underlay. One leather stirrup cover lacking. The blanket displays honest wear with some tears and loss to the wool.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    10th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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