“Once in a Lifetime” Maysa Hagel Saddle

Winning Bid: $21,500.00

Item condition: New


German saddle makers, Wolfgang Fey and Fritz Riedl have built this incredible saddle: Wolfgang has tooled the leather and Fritz constructed and assembled it.  The duo received an outpouring of donated support and materials for the project from an array of western artisans.  Many renowned silver smiths will contribute engraved silver conchos, buckles, and a horn cap and others are providing stirrups and a unique saddle blanket.

• Sterling silver horn cap with turquoise by the Davalos family of Silver King
• 3 Sterling silver, hand-engraved cart buckles by Todd Hansen
• The final pair of bell stirrups of her career before retirement by Trina Weber
• Ray Hunt tree by Ben Swanke
• Sterling silver hand-engraved saddle string conchos by:
• Todd Hansen
• John Mincer
• Scott Hardy
• Jeremiah Watt
• Nevada Watt
• Beau Compton
• Leather donated by Hermann Oak
• Saddle blanket – Yonder Horse
• Handmade mohair cinch – Cross N Cinches

Saddle Details:
Ray Hunt Wade, tree ID = G-1321
8.5” swell
15.5” seat
Cantle: 4” height, 1” dish, 11” width, round cantle style
Horn: Wood post, 4” cap, 3” height, 1” pitch
Gullet: 7.5” height, 6.5” width, 90° bar angle
Fork: 4.5” stock
Bars: Peterson design
The tree is made of yellow poplar and laminated Baltic birch and covered with heavy green bullhide
The fenders are 19”
The Trina Weber stirrups are 4”

Bidding will begin on Friday the 7th of July at 11am MST and complete Sunday the 9th at 9pm MST.

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Auction History

Auction has finished

Highest bidder was: GusTheHorse

Date Bid User Auto
July 8, 2023 4:02 am$21,500.00GusTheHorse
July 8, 2023 3:57 am$21,000.00Michele
July 7, 2023 11:00 amAuction started