Nashville, Tennessee-made brown leather English saddle, skirt stamped MFD BY S.B. SWAGGERTY NASHVILLE TENN. in oval. 17" L x approx. 36" W. Circa 1920s. Note: Stewart Boyd Swaggerty (1874-1937) is listed in a leather makers journal published in 1924 and lived at 1200 Greenfield Avenue in Nashville. He is believed to be the great grandson of James Swagerty, builder of the Tennessee historic landmark Swagerty Fort in Cocke County, TN. The Swagerty family were among the earliest settlers of East Tennessee and operated a large plantation and tannery. CONDITION: Torn leather billet strap. Stirrups possibly replaced. General wear, dryness, and scattered staining.
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