1880s Antique Western Highback saddle Frank Olzer Gillette Wyoming. A classic western roping saddle with 16 inch Wide forks. Fish scale design and high-back cantle, wide stirrup fenders.
A hard to find true classic western saddle in very good condition. Makers stamps in five locations. Arizona Saddlery - Frank Olzer. Birth place or City of origin. Frank Olzer was born in Miles City, MT in 1855 and began making saddles in Gillette, Wyoming in 1910.
In 1918 he moved to Prescott, AZ and owned the Arizona Saddlery until 1936. He later worked for the Carl Carlock Saddle Company in Phoenix, AZ.
Carlocks Stockman catalog called him the West-est saddle maker since 1898. Olzer-made pieces are finely made, scarce and highly desirable.
Beautiful and collectible examples can be found in various Western museums across the United States such as the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, OK. The item "Antique Western Highback saddle Frank Olzer Gillette Wyoming Westest Saddle" is in sale since Wednesday, November 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Outdoor Sports\Equestrian\Western Saddles & Tack\Saddles".The seller is "willard275" and is located in Danbury, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States.