Leather equestrian tackle - saddle, girth, bridle - made by G. Passier & Sons, Germany

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Saddle
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Leather equestrian tackle consisting of three parts, saddle, girth strap and bridle. Hand made in Hannover, Germany by “G. Passier & Sons” for Australian team after they arrived with their own stock saddles which were deemed inappropriate for Olympics. All leather & brass. Makers stamp and individual stamp under flap of saddle “106055”.
Measurements
1 - Saddle: H: 880 W: 440 D: 600mm (H: 34 5/8 W: 17 5/16 D: 23 5/8")
2 - Girth Strap: H: 1340 W: 110 D: 20mm (H: 52 3/4 W: 4 5/16 D: 13/16")
3 - Bridle: H: 1340 W: 300mm (H: 52 3/4 W: 11 13/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2008.203.12
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Wyatt Thompson

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