Saddle Holsters

In his painting entitled “Walker and wife”, Alfred Jacob Miller depicts a set of saddle holsters with bear hide flaps over the pommel of Joseph R. Walker’s saddle.  The following photos depict my re-creation of these holsters.  A special “Thank you” goes to my good friend, Ron Parks for giving me the bear hide.

I still need to put the tie downs on the flaps and give the leather a complete coat of oil.  These will make a great prop in my camp as well as good travel cases for my pistols to and from rendezvous.

About Gabe the Shootist

I am retired from public service, a trained gunsmith, pump mechanic, an old pipeliner, passable electrician, carpenter, truck driver, amateur blacksmith, proof reader, experienced hunter, shooter, reloader, avid canoeist, Renaissance man, jack of all trades, all around good guy (with the caveat: I won't be insulted, lied to or laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people and I require the same from them.).
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