This has been my favorite saddle for the last nine years. Unfortunatly, it no longer fits my horse.
I have put about 1000 trail miles in this well cared for saddle and it is always extremely comforatable. There are some scratches and normal wear, but nothing that is noticable when riding. A few of the small d-rings have a bit of rust.
That said, this saddle has been kept clean and oiled. I bought it new and have taken careful care of it. It has never needed repair and has never been allowed to mildew.
It is a dark oil. 17" Western seat, square skirts, tooled leather. It has full QH bars. It is 26" long. This is a great quality saddle. I have heard that some of the newer Circle Y saddles are not the same quality they used to be, but this was built before that time. With minimum care this saddle will last decades of hard work.
It is beautiful enough that my daughter showed with it in 4H. It is comfortable enough that I have done seven hour trail rides and dismounted refreahed.
It sells without the cinch. I can take specific pics if requested. It is currently in the back room. Over the next few days it is going to get a good cleaning and heavy oil in prepartion for storage - unless someone wants to buy it.
I am going to try to add a pic... wish me luck. If not, I will give a link.
I want $700 for my saddle, but am open to trades for gaited saddles of like quality.