Al TietjenBorn:1928 Died: Maker's Mark:
"A TIETJEN RENO NEV" with date stamped as well
Al Tietjen was born in Winnemucca, Nevada but moved to Reno where he spent time at the ranch of his relatives the Millers ( Elmer Miller’s family ), Elmer and Al would move to San Francisco and start a partnership making bits and spurs that was Miller & Tietjen ( pieces are marked MILLER & TIETJEN ). After the Korean War, Al would work in Reno before opening his own bit and spur business. Tietjen’s bits and spurs are marked A. TIETJEN RENO, NEV with a month and year date code.
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