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A crMt Vto the existence of Colonial Saint Augustine, the making of saddles and harnesses, has been opened in the restoration area, according to an announcement today by Bradley G. Brewer, executive director of the St. Augustine Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission.
Albert Thomas, sa m er, has opened his sh una Street, just west of h ksmith Shop. Thoma a en involved with lea all of his life. His f as a wholesale leathermta In 1950 Thomas a leather business in soville where he produced some of the finest saddles in the country. Although self taught, Thomas has been written up in "The Craftsman" and the New York Times. Thomas' saddles are sought by horsemen all over the southeast and his holsters have been treasured by lawmen throughout the state.
In the new shop Tmas will specialize in saddlema and harness making. In i e will be making gun s sters and other leather work as a of the art of leathe
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