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    A Beautiful Western Presentation Saddle by J.M. Capriola. Brown leather and suede, handtooled sides and fender, sterling silver detailing throughout, sterling silver medallion on horn reads "SS," sterling silver placard on cantle reads "Sylvester Stallone," maker's label reads "J.M. Capriola / Maker / Elko, Nev.;" with extra matching handtooled boot covers and some spurs; displayed on its own wooden stand; Stallone has been riding for over forty years and this was his favorite saddle that he used frequently; he had it displayed in his home when he wasn't using it.
    Saddle: 26" x 17" x 18"; Stand not included.

    "This is a saddle that I had designed by Capriola who was an amazing leathersmith in Colorado. Real silver -- not like the silver they use today. It's the authentic one. I've had it for many, many years. I've taken it out on the trail recently. This is designed from the ground up, the actual design of the initials to the name. It was pretty extraordinary. They really don't do work like this anymore. This was a very, very special leathersmith."

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    18th-20th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
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