Antique photo restoration and dating

CLARK PAT TRAIL SADDLE Carol from Washington This saddle was owned by AB Cook, Carol's grandfather, who was a herford rancher in Montana in the teens and 20's. The seat is scrolled light colored leather and the stirrups are wood. VINTAGE SADDLE FROM UNKNOWN MAKER Cindy from California This is an interesting llittle vintage saddle.

It's lightweigt, minimal design gives it the look of a military saddle - designed for traveling fast and to minimize the weight carried by the horse.

The make-over included straigtening and re-rawhiding the tree and replacing the leather, using the patterns from the old leather.

Pat finished it off with a nickel horn, brass conchos and ox bow stirrups.

Except for the beautiful blue it certainly could have been pieced from scraps. Log Cabin with 9 1/2 inch blocks pieced with 1 1/8 inch logs.

This quilt top has been created with totally unused fabrics, some dating back to the 1840s, and in wonderful condition.

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Since 1999, we have been restoring any type of damaged photo from any type of medium that can be scanned. We specialize in vintage photos, starting with daguerreotypes, tintypes and cabinet cards and also digitally restore Documents, Paintings, Newspaper articles and photos that other restorers have turned down.

We want to help you restore your family history through photographs and documents.

That is how we developed our slogan; We are passionate about our restoration service and guest speaking to genealogy societies.

Western saddles have a rich history and tradition and no saddles can tell those stories better than antique saddles.

With each of these saddles, you can easily imagine the miles they've gone, the places they've been, the work they've done, and the people they've known.


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