About Us

our story

Joseph Lyddy was established in 1893 and has stood the test of time.

Three generations on, Joseph Lyddy is iconic, trusted and a well respected brand within the racing, farming, show and hobby horse industries.

Today Joseph Lyddy premium leather care and saddlery products deliver high quality care products that waterproof, rejuvenate and beautify all leather, tack and saddlery articles.

Hand made in Australia to the utmost standards to especially endure and withstand the harsh Australian bush climate.

 

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1884
1884

GRAND INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION

Joseph Lyddy's boots were so good they won prizes. Awarded highest prize is Grand Industrial Exhibition for Boots and Shoes

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1888
1888

BOOT & SHOE ESTABLISHMENT

Joseph Lyddy and Ernest Radcliffe opened a Boot & Shoe Store in Rundle Street, Adelaide.

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1893
1893

JOSEPH LYDDY ESTABLISHED

Joseph Lyddy products were so good they were used by Cobb & Co to look after their leather harness and saddles.

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1914-1918
1914-1918

AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE BRIGADE

For those in the Light Horse Regiment much of the early action was "spit 'n' polish" and their introduction to the charms of Joseph Lyddy products was to shine and clean their tack and gear.

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1884

GRAND INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION

Joseph Lyddy's boots were so good they won prizes. Awarded highest prize is Grand Industrial Exhibition for Boots and Shoes