|Hardware Dealers' Magazine 1913 (note misspelling)|
|Hardware Dealers' Magazine 1922|
By 1922, Reading Saddle & Manufacturing Co. had expanded their plant to 316-332 Maple St., and added a weeding hoe, block planes, and a hacksaw to their large line of hardware specialties. Specifically, this included box and can openers, butcher knives, carpet stretchers, cast hammers, cement tools, chisels, clamps, cleavers, coat and towel hooks and racks, glue pots, hatchets, ice picks, levels, lunch boxes, pincers, pliers, plumb bobs, pulleys, putty knives, sad iron handles, screwdrivers, shears, spading forks, tongs, vises, wall scrapers, window sash hardware, and wrenches. Reading Saddle's products may be identified with these variations in spellings and letter spacings:
|Reading Saddle #63 curbing edger|
R.S. & MFG. CO.
R. S. & MFG. CO.
Reading Saddle & Mfg. Co.
The 1929 Reading city directory lists Reading Saddle at 316 Maple St. By the end of 1929 Ennis Manufacturing Co., which also manufactured hardware specialties, had replaced Reading Saddle at 316 Maple St. John L. Ennis had been one of the organizers of Reading Saddle in 1900.
Reading, PA was also the location of the larger and older Reading Hardware Co., which had no known connection with Reading Saddle.
Reading Saddle & Mfg. Co. Cement Tools
|Reading Saddle #2 edger, nickel plated|