Welcome to VintageGunLeather.com !!
First and Foremost, we strive to bring the most reliable and extensive compilation of information and original products from the Saddlery & Harness Industry, starting during the Western Expansion of the United States in the early 1800s through modern times. Our emphasis is on Gun Leather, although we do give attention to all facets of the Saddlery & Harness Pioneers, their companies, and the products they produced fueling the Western Expansion of our country. We offer many categories for your viewing pleasure, and these encompass a large variety of Old West Saddlery Products: Holsters, Gun Belts, Rifle Scabbards, Chaps, Spur Straps, Knife Sheaths, Horse Tack, Horse Saddles, Cuffs and more.
Our Pricing is based on averages from previous Auction Sales through various Auction Houses, like Cody Old West Auctions, High Noon Auctions, Rock Island Arsenal, Proxi-bid Internet Auctions, and Heritage Auctions. We also offer a sold category in which our Prospective Customers can see what similar items have sold for previously.
INFORMATION & REFERENCE PAGES:
We take great pride in our information dedicated categories, which include Saddlers & Maker Marks, Books / Reference and Gun Manual Downloads.
This FREE REFERENCE category is broken down into Alphabetical Order, currently offering over 100 different Saddlery & Harness Company Histories which includes a history of the Saddle Makers and their companies - offering a wealth of copyrighted information not available anywhere else. This also includes all Maker Mark pictures in our database for these Saddleries and the time (era) they were used for companies including The Hermann H. Heiser Saddlery & Harness Company which became The H. H. Heiser Manufacturing & Selling Company in the early 1900s or The S. D. Myres Saddle Company of Sweetwater, Texas which later became The S. D. Myres Saddle Company of El Paso, Texas shortly after World War I due to a fire at the Sweetwater location.
BOOKS & REFERENCE CATEGORY:
This Category includes suggested reading material like "Packing Iron" a History of Gun Leather in the Old West or "Cowboys" The Trappings of the Old West, which offers a history of cowboy adornments and apparel. In this category, we also offer original Saddlery Catalogs, when in stock, and/or Adobe PDF Downloads of original catalogs from many Old West Saddleries dating back to the very early 1900s through the mid 1980s. These catalogs were distributed by Saddleries like R. T. Frazier Saddlery Pueblo, Colorado, Fred Mueller Saddlery & Mercantile Company Denver, Colorado, Al Furstnow Saddlery Miles City Montana, S. D. Myres El Paso, Texas and many more and please keep checking back as we expand this database quite frequently.
This FREE REFERENCE category is broken down into Alphabetical Order offering many 100s of Adobe PDF Downloads of Original Gun Manuals. These sections offer FREE DOWNLOADS of Gun Manuals from Firearm Manufacturers Worldwide. Please keep checking back often as we expand this database quite frequently.