Faithful reconstruction of the war saddle from Bucharest in the Muzeul Militar National. The original was probably manufactured in a German speaking region towards the very end of the 15th C. This example is constructed with a solid poplar timber tree and red leather. The saddle steels are modelled on the few that are preserved with the original saddle. Being fluted, heat treated, spring steel with pierced and gilt borders. Underneath are wool covered felt pads which provide no contact over the spine of the horse.
Weight of saddle completely fitted out with heavy (1Kg each) stirrups 12 Kg