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    CAMEL SADDLE - When Jefferson Davis was Secretary of War, in the 1850's, he brought camels to the American West as an experiment for the U.S. cavalry to use in the desert. This Camel Corps existed for six months and they would have used a saddle of this type. Blacksmith made frontier saddle frame of wood with metal bracing.

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    Worn wood with rust on metal.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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