Depending on the age of your saddle, your serial number will either be on a sewn in tag, or stamped on the under-flap of your saddle. Flaps: Length goes from 1 to 5, 1 being the shortest. The letter following the length number describes the angle of the flap; C being more forward while L is standard (more straight).
How do I identify my saddle?
Look for the manufacturers name and logo to be stamped in plain sight on the saddle. Check on the back, the skirts or on a plate underneath the jockey. Contact the saddles manufacturer for information about the saddles age. Most manufacturers will be able to tell you the age of the saddle using the serial number.
What is a serial number on a saddle?
We stamp each saddle with a serial number under the flap (on the sweat flap) generally on the near side of the saddle, which helps us locate information specific to that saddle such as: Model, Size, Colour, Fit (at time of Manufacture), Any Other Specifications and also the Date it was made and sold.
Do all saddles have a serial number?
Identifying a Recently Manufactured Saddle Find the serial/model number. Newer saddles have the model or serial number stamped onto a plate or flap underneath the flap of leather that covers where the saddle skirting meets the fender (sometimes called a jockey). Determine the saddles manufacturer.
Do all Martin saddles have serial numbers?
Learn More About Your Saddle by Martin Saddlery We get a lot of requests to decipher serial numbers on saddles. Most Martin Saddlery serial numbers can be found under the leather flap of the seat jockey. They are stamped towards the front on the mounting side of your saddle.
What do the numbers mean on a Circle Y Saddle?
The first 4 numbers are the serial number, the 5th number which is an 8 is the seat color or Apache distressed, the 6th and 7th number indicate the tree size so 50=15 seat, the 8th number = saddle color so 0 = Dark antique oil, the 9th and 10th number indicate the tree size which is -05 on this one which is the