U. S. Army Model 1936 Phillips Officer Cavalry Saddle
Up for sale is a US Army Model 1936 Phillips Officer Cavalry Saddle. Condition is Very nice used condition. This saddle has been well taken care of. Leather soft and supple. Tree is good – no flex. Measurements:Seat 18, Gullet width 7. Channel width 3 in center 2 1/2 under cantle. C ouple things to mention given its age. First small flaw in the leather in the channel under the cantle (see pic). Does not affect anything but its there. Second would be a small split in the welting on the front of the saddle on the off side. Again, cosmetic and does not affect anything. T he saddle includes irons and leathers, but stirrups are vintage sterling English ones not the offset RIA issued ones. Leathers could original but they have no arsenal markings. It is missing the QM Depit brass plate but its data still partially embossed on the leather. Overall a very nice saddle. Very comfortable and was designed to ridden in a forward seat position. Seat is original hog hide with the rest original genuine leather. Billets very good but no girth provided. Overall a very nice collectible to ride and enjoy or for display. Blankets, pad and saddle stand not included. The item “U. S. Army Model 1936 Phillips Officer Cavalry Saddle” is in sale since Friday, March 20, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “dabig19″ and is located in Omaha, Nebraska. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States