North American Auction Company
Live Auction

Legends of the West: Western & Native American Sale

Sat, Sep 23, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 178

C. 1920 OJ Snyder Denver Colorado Batwing Chaps

Estimate: $600 - $1,200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Featured in this lot are batwing chaps from Denver, Colorado chap and saddle maker O.J. Snyder, circa 1920s. The chaps feature a wonderfully and professionally crafted leather construction. The chaps show batwing style to the design and is marked with the maker's mark on the waistband 'O.J. Snyder Denver'. The O.J. Snyder Saddlery, located in Denver, Colorado, was a smaller and lesser-known saddlery though his work is often regarded as equal to his larger better-known competitors. The O.J. Snyder Saddlery made saddles, chaps, and other leather goods. The overall condition of this pair of chaps is good with no obvious signs of damage. The overall measurements of this pair of chaps are 41" x 28".*

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