A few months back I had a genuine Western Saddlery saddle in the shop. I spent hours trying to determine who the W with the saddle was made by. The logo was stamped into the horn, no metal plate. This was a heavy quality saddle likely made in the early 70's with a rawhide wrapped tree. The only fixin this saddle needed was to have the horn restitched. If you look closely the metal plate isn't an exact copy of the real one but close enough to fool people.