Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, July 14, 2021
July 14, 2021
“The Saddle That Made Miles City Famous”. This slogan was used by Albert Frank Furstnow in his saddle making business in Miles City.
The PC Museum is pleased to have a saddle by this well-known maker. The saddle is from the Collection of Art and Jack Busche. Furstnow was so dominant in the saddle making business that he published a catalog of his shop, products, and rodeo champions and political figures he made saddles for.
Furstnow saddles made their way to California and movie stars such as Tim McCoy, Tom Mix, and Cisco Kid were known to ride Albert’s saddles. (And a Furstnow...