The Master’s lady, Pauline had a wonderful day with the Saddlers Company, they were shown the treasures and given a talk on the history of the Saddlers Company followed by a delightful champagne tea.

The oldest Ballot box still in use bears the date 1619 and is still used for the election of the Wardens of the Saddlers Company
The emerald green quilted saddlecloth, used by the Virgin Queen Elizabeth 1st on a Royal visit to Bristol in 1574, It is elaborately decorated with gold lace and a gold fringe
The King’s Champion Saddle used at the coronation of George 3rd in 1760

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