CW,M1859 Demarest, McCellan Troopers Saddle SOLD!!!!


CW,M1859 Demarest, McCellan Troopers Saddle SOLD!!!!
Price: $2 650.00

An original Civil War, M1859 Demarest Contract, McCellan enlistedman's saddle in good condition. Nice troopers saddle with all straps, girth & carbine socket. Earlier style with un spaded D rings on quarter straps. Leather is supple on this civil War saddle & has cartouches on both skirts which have name & New York. All qtr straps, stirrup straps, hooded stirrups are intact & in good condition. Rawhide is good with some regular seam seperation, mostly on bottom under the pommel area. All brass coat strap plates are intact & original front shield. All rings & staples & foot loops are intact. belly straps & M1859 leather girth is also intact. Leather skirts are intact  & in good condition. Demarest brass tag on front sideboard under skirt. Saddle also has an original Crupper. Demarest was one of the better saddle makers for the Union Army during the CW. This type saddle was used by all the Yankee cavalry units during the CW & some went on into the Indian wars before they were changed. This is a great example of the M1859 Demerast, McCellan Troopers Saddle.