Brydon Brothers Saddle & Harness Company History


Los Angeles, CA 1900 - 1940s

The Brydon Brothers Saddle & Harness Company was a very successful turn of the century leather business from the early 20th century. The Brydon Brothers not only supplied Saddlery, Tack and other Leather Sporting Goods like Hunting & Gun Leather for the retail market, but they supplied the military (Calvary) and the movie industry as well. The Brydon Brothers Saddle & Harness Company was a large supplier to the U S Calvary and along with Saddles and Tack they supplied Holsters the (USGI) United States Government Issue M1916, which housed the M1911 and M1911A1 Pistols issued to the military in World War I. The Brydon Brothers Saddlery & Harness was also a large supplier of Saddlery and Tack to early movie industry and due to the accessible location in Los Angeles, Brydon Brothers Saddles were used widely by early Hollywood Movie Actors and Stars. In the Late 1930s or early 1940s, the Brydon Brothers Saddlery & Harness Company sold to F. O. Baird Company.

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