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post #1 of 3 Old 02-25-2020, 10:41 AM Thread Starter
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Red face Fred Mueller saddle information

Does anyone have an idea when this was made? has 7 stamped on latigo keeper,4 heart design good looking saddle. Thank you for any help
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post #2 of 3 Old 02-25-2020, 11:13 AM
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Have you ever posted this here before? Or somewhere else online, like maybe a FB saddle sales group asking for information and/or value?

Because I'm 99% sure I've seen this one before. The initials are what stand out to me.


Does it have square skirts or round? Tapaderos?



Fred Mueller was a popular and prolific saddle maker in the late 19th and early 20th century. Guessing this one is a 1920/30s or maybe even very early 40s from the shape of the skirts and the way the stirrup leathers are on the outside of the fender. It's worth whatever someone wants to pay for it, because it will have to be a display piece, but it looks like it would be a very nice display piece. A collector would pay more than someone that just wants a saddle as part of their decor.



Here's one similar to it online.

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post #3 of 3 Old 02-26-2020, 10:34 AM Thread Starter
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Smile fred mueller saddle

I have had this for quite a few years and never posted any thing about it before. It has round skirts no tapaderos has oxbow stirrups. I don't know with 7 stamped on latigo holder which looks original has some meaning. I have rode in it very comfortable. Some times makers changed there maker mark through the years.
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