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Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser
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Experience:  40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs.Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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I have an Al Nolte Silver Parade Show Saddle, Bridle &

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I have an Al Nolte Silver Parade Show Saddle, Bridle & Martindale. The black hand tooled leather is in a rose design. Sterling silver conchos ,horn ,cantle engraved cover the back and the area around the stirrups The sterling silver on the saddle and accessories are by Robert Schaezlien of San Francisco, Ca. who also did sterling silver work for Bohlin saddle company. The saddle was formerly made for Martin Hanley a San Francisco policeman. My mother's cousin bought it the from him and use it in the Rose Parade between 1940 & 1950's.
I had it appraised in 1996 for $6900.00. What is worth in today's market?
Regards,
Joanne McElroy
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is***** will be happy to help you.
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The Al Nolte Silver Parade Show Saddle, Bridle & Martindale has an estimated value on the current market for an average of $13,000.00-14,500.00, depending on the condition and where it is for sale at.
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Keep in mind that not all estimated values are obtained, your geographic area plays a big role in what prices can be obtained. If you plan on selling this I would list this for sell on the internet where it will have the largest shopping market. There are some great sites you can sell from.
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You can sell on Rubylane, which is a more upscale site where people sell more expensive items. There is also Tias and GoAntiques, which is on the same scale of Rubylane. There is Amazon Market Place, ArtFire and of course Ebay. All of these sites get you a lot of World Wide exposure and bring the best traffic. They are all great! If you sell to a dealer, antique shop or resell shop you can expect to get about 30-40% of what it is worth since they have to resell the item.
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