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Ted Flowers Parade Saddle Model 5991
Do you, or any of your friends collect vintage automobiles? Well
if you do you are probably familiar with the saying, "You can't
restore original."A really nice original trumps all and is difficult to
find with these old parade saddles.
This Ted Flowers Model 5991 is a great example of a saddle that
was cared for meticulously and it really shows. The leather is soft
and supple, the lining is solid and really clean, and all the straps are
pliable and easy to adjust.
If you have been searching for a 5991 to fit into your saddle
collection- this is a great one! While it has been used, it is still in
amazing condition. It looks practically new and is ready to go in a
parade immediately! Look at all the "close up" photos in the
viewer below- "Yes" it is really, really extra nice!
The model 5991 was Ted Flowers version of the Bohlin "Dick
Dickson" saddle which was made popular by icon Roy Rogers.
The 5991 has many advantages- one of which is that it is much,
much lighter in weight than a full silver rig. This makes it easier for
the rider to lift it up on the horses back and of course it also
makes for a happier horse!
The 5991's are also easier to prepare for a show or parade because
there is much less silver to polish!
This saddle features the larger padded seat and what appears to be a
wider tree (see photos). This set includes the silver headstall, very
supple, extra long, harness leather reins, saddle, breastcollar, and
serapes. All the accessories are also in fabulous condition with
supple straps that are easy to adjust.
Experienced collectors know you are "money ahead" when
you purchase a parade saddle that does not need $$$$ in
repairs to get it "right." This is a truely 'turn key" saddle.
Perfect for someone that values a really nice "ready to
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