Been enthralled with all the interesting saddle-related threads and the confederatesaddles.com site. Makes me realize how much I still have to learn. Unfortunately, my enthusiasm has me taking pics of almost every saddle i come across.
Found these two saddles in a junk shop. One seems to be some sort of wierd, late McClellan. The other looks like either a Kilgore or a spring seat. Its tree has the distinctive right-angle bracket that i think is associated with a Somerset(?). Maybe some of you experts can help figure out what it is.
Kilgore (?) tree: