Stubben IMPERATOR VSD All Purpose Saddle

Brand: made by Johs. Stubben, Krefeld, Germany
Model: IMPERATOR, has extra padding underneath the brown part of the flaps
Color: black and brown, fading a bit
Type: VSD, all purpose, emphasis on dressage.
Seat size: 18 inches (measured from the knob beside the pommel back to the middle of the cantle)
Tree size: 29,5 (medium to narrow, imprinted in the right small flap). It measures 14,e cm just before the panels start in the pommel.
Flap length: measured from the iron where the stirrup leathers are put in down to the end of the flap: about 16 inches
Condition of saddle: Older saddle but for this in an very good condition! I rarely find these great old saddles here in this good condition! This is a very nice saddle for many more years!
Leather condition: very well cared for, very good for the age, but of course has signs of use. The leather edges of the flaps are good.
Tree: has like all Stubben saddles the flexible steel spring tree, good and sound
Billets: three on each side, good used condition
Pannels: Well but a bit firmly flocked, has discolorations on the underside, see pictures
Damages: just usual signs of use (like superficial scratches), no real damages

670 US$