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Saddles for Sight

Discussion in 'Horse Classifieds' started by CJ, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. CJ

    CJ Senior Member

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    NIce. Got a vvv lightly used 16" HDR Advantage cc, outgrown consignment. Hardly a mark on it and a quick wipe with just Lexol made that go away. Not priced yet but Im thinking it looks easily worth 1/2 the price of a New one. Opinions? If it can pull $300, we/BOR stands to make something. Nice wide/ MW gullet. Small Kneerolls. Stock shot below, but comparable/ same. I was so into my lil oily investigation of it I forgot to take pics, before or after. :oops:
    *sat in it; sweet. Flatter than I like but Comfy.
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  2. Greta Mars

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    I would ask $250 for it depending on the condition. HDR saddles are really nice but if it is that model it is less than $1000 new.
     
  3. CJ

    CJ Senior Member

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    Looks like $500 (495) to $625 new, depending on site? Condition is extraordinary, without exaggerating. Closest thing it has to a 'ding' is theres a brass saddle plate on the cantle, and even thats discreet & small, nicely done. Billet guard info is clearly legible. No question, ready to go to a show in.
     
  4. Greta Mars

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    Usually once a saddle leaves the retail store it is worth considerably less. That is why you see some saddles that are new for $100-500 off. You are probably a better judge than I am with being able look at the condition. Also please text me pictures of it I might know someone who is interested.
     
  5. CJ

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    Thanks. Will do. Hopefully I can get them tonight.
     
  6. CJ

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    Bucks County is (authorized to) dropping the prices of the consignments I have there.
    The Baron dressage saddle is $500. 17 1/2", wide tree. Virtually unused despite its age.
    Courbette Stylist 2 (round cantle) $300 M/N tree. CC no kneerolls or pads. 17 1/2". Also unused.

    The Baron has gone out a couple times for fit/ trials, but its a legitimate, factory made & marked wide, for my Arabx warmblood, who wasnt massive but 16h & a lil barrelly.. "wellsprung ribs."
    17 1/2 is too big for me, mom ordered the saddle.
    I confirmed with BCS that the Baron doesnt need conditioning, since it was oiled prior to going but theyve had it a while, and they said No, its in great shape.
    The Stylist is beautiful too, just has the bad luck to be a flat flap cc.
     
  7. CJ

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    Thought maybe the Pessoa I have might be a Jubilee, which BCS claims theirs is, but Ive never seen anything 25ish stamped on it. And tho the rest of the description matched really well, in close comparison, I guess not. Its still a nice NP, dinged and all, so not disappointed. Still available, I'll be sorry to see-that-go.
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