Looking for information on a saddle that you currently own or a used saddle that you are looking to buy or sell? We have historical information on saddles going back to 2006 available in this searchable archive. For additional information, or if your saddle doesn't come up in the search (older than 2006 or missing from the database) you can purchase an Authentication Certificate to have your saddle researched.
Please note that our phone, chat, and email representatives do not have any further information, beyond what is available on this page. For more information, you will need to purchase an Authentication Certificate. Authentication Certificates include information on the original value of the saddle, current estimated value, tree type, and original catalog information and photo, as well as the seat and tree size.
The easiest way to read a model number from 1990-2006 is to start by breaking down the number. The chart below has spaces for you to do so. Please note not all saddles will have the full 14 digits, formats varied.
*Other numbers did not have a consistent meaning and require an Authentication Certificate to decipher.
**Month and year were often switched, and could be placed before or after the unique identifier.
Here, our example saddle is a 1265 model with a regular tree and 15" seat. It is in regular oil. It was built in July of 2001. The unique ID is 77 (this number does not have an assigned meaning).
These numbers vary greatly, for accurate information we recommend an Authentication Certificate. The format can be broken down as shown in the chart below, spaces have been left for you to copy the format.
Here, our example saddle is a 227 model with a 14" seat, built during June of 1977.
An Authentication Certificate for information on these saddles, they will have a single 1-2 digit number stamped into the leather, this is a unique identifier that will need to be researched.