Vintage Wild West 14k Gold Revolver Pendant

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by Admin | Posted in Art, Featured, Jewelry

Here is a fun and interesting revolver pendant made of 14k gold with a mother of pearl handle. This is an excellent replica with a lot of detail and the cylinder also rotates!

It comes on a 14k gold chain and is in excellent condition. A nice, large size, not a petite charm bracelet sized charm. Stamped “14k” on the nose of the gun. It has also been acid tested for gold content.

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Civil War Antique Map of the Wild West

Posted on August 22nd, 2011 by Admin | Posted in Art, Books, Featured

Shown here is an original map from the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, published by the Secretary of War, unquestionably the most complete set of accurate maps of the Civil War ever published. The title of the atlas appears in the top left area and plate number in the upper right, a date of 1860 is printed on the map. A copy of the title page is also included with all the publishing particulars for genuineness.

The atlas was distributed in a very limited context to be distributed to government officials in the three houses of government as a reference for assessing the Civil War. This is from the original first publishing that lasted from 1891-1895.

This very detailed and remarkable map shows forts, wagon trails and routes. Idaho is actually labeled as Washington Territory and Arizona is still part of New Mexico Territory. This map is available on eBay with a buy it now price of just $149.

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O’HENRY’s Complete Works Antique Books from the Wild West

Posted on August 3rd, 2011 by Admin | Posted in Books, Featured

Here is an amazing set of antique books about the wild west. O’Henry’s brilliant works presented in gorgeous leather bindings. Extremely well preserved. Each volume contains a frontis protected by tissue and several plates.

This set includes the following titles:

  • Heart of the West
  • The Gentle Grafter
  • Rolling Stones
  • The Trimmed lamp
  • The Voice of the City
  • Roads of Destiny
  • Strictly Business
  • Sixes and Sevens
  • Options
  • Cabbages and Kings
  • The Four Million
  • Whirligigs

Famous for the short story, O. Henry wrote with realistic detail based on his first hand experiences both in Texas and in New York City. In 1907, he published many of his Texas stories in The Heart of the West, a volume that includes “The Reformation of Calliope,” “The Caballero’s Way,” and “The Hiding of Black Bill.” Another highly acclaimed Texas writer, J. Frank Dobie, later referred to O. Henry’s “Last of The Troubadours” as “”the best range story in American fiction.”

This set is available on eBay with a buy it now price of just $875. Also make sure to take a look at some more antique books from the wild west era.

Santiago Perez Santa Fe Cowboy Western HORSE Oil Paitning

Posted on July 13th, 2011 by Admin | Posted in Art, Featured

Pictured here is an original oil on canvas painting by Santiago Perez. This painting which is titled “Round Up” is signed and dated on veso. The painting is very large at 54″ H by 112″W. This appears to be a pretty rare find a of such a Old Western painting of this size by such an accomplished artist. “Round Up” is available on eBay with a buy it now price of $12,499 or best offer.

Santiago Pérez is an artist living near Tijeras, New Mexico, was born in San Antonio, Texas and also lived in many small towns around the south Texas area.
Santiago’s artwwork has been purchased by several corporations and many individuals throughout the United States. He is represented by the Sandy Carson Gallery in Denver, Victoria Boyce Galleries in Scottsdale, A Muse Gallery in Columbus, Ohio, Nuart Gallery in Santa Fe, and the Bison Legacy Gallery in Cody, Wyoming.

Stimulated by his family and an artist uncle, Santiago performed drawing and painting, learning mostly by copying from TV cartoons, horse and wildlife magazine, and children’s books on the West. He was an elementary school teacher for a brief time, illustrated children’s materials, and then served in the Air Force for 24 years. He pursued his art interests, practicing figurative drawing and painting, as well as immersing himself in art history. Santiago first exhibited his work when the Air Force stationed him in West Berlin, and he continued to develop his painting in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Denver, Colorado.

The attractive Colorado terrain inspired Santiago to develop into a landscape painter working in numerous styles and approaches, from naturalist to symbolic/abstract works. An enthusiastic student and open to many forms of creative expression, Santiago also painted on metal, made cutout painted forms, and installed several thematic environments.

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Howard Council Calf Roping Vintage Saddle

Posted on July 1st, 2011 by Admin | Posted in Featured, Saddles

Here is a hard to find Howard Council calf roping saddle that was produced around 1973. Howard Council Is an artisan who has been custom saddles Since 1950s. Howard is now 84 Years old and while he is still producing saddles at his shop in Lawton Oklahoma, he stopped taking orders a couple years ago and will just fulfill his last remaining orders.

This saddle has Floral Tooling On The Skirts, Pommel And Fenders, a 15″ padded suede seat and the fleece appears to be in top condition. This saddle is available on eBay with a buy it now price of $3,995 or best offer.

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George Lawrence Gunslinger Vintage Holster and Belt

Posted on June 30th, 2011 by Admin | Posted in Featured, Holster

Take a look at this Vintage George Lawrence Gunslinger Holster and Belt. This George Lawrence Company Gun Slinger II holster and belt set is model # 79 and the holster is model #557. This holster fits a Ruger Blackhawk .357 magnum 6 1/2″ barrel, and may also fit other similar size models. The belt is a size medium, 38″ waist, and has 25 cartridge loops that fit .357 magnums . Both are in great condition for their age, and show normal wear, and scuffs from carrying a firearm. This holster and belt set is available on eBay for $249.

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