Collectibles

No End to Its Trail

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Downtrodden is the word that comes to mind while gazing at one of  James Earle Fraser’s most famous artworks. A fatigued horse, head lowered and tail between his legs, carries a rider

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History Unmasked

1890-american-Indian-horse-maskThe history of North American horse culture is epitomized by the full-face horse mask in red trade cloth, with black velvet trim and seed blue star and sunburst, that hammered down for $40,000 at Brian Lebel’s Old West Auction in Denver, Colorado, on June 28.

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Ghostly Soldiers March On

CTW_Frederic-Remington_oil-on-canvas_Thirty-Below-and-a-Blizzard-RagingIn the winter of 1866-67, Lt. Keene led cavalrymen from Fort Sedgwick, Colorado, on a mission to rescue government wood cutters.

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Signing Off On the Holy Grail

UntitledInspired by the Arthurian quest to acquire the chalice of the Last Supper that received Jesus Christ’s blood from his crucifixion, collectors use the term “Holy Grail” to refer to a hard-to-find or rare piece that they must own to complete their collection.

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Uncle Wyatt’s Gun?

F-CTW_uncle-wyatt-old-long-barrel-colt_45-revolver"Is he a liar now, or was he a liar then?” is the central theme of Glenn Boyer’s accounts on Wyatt Earp.

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True West captures the spirit of the American West with authenticity, personality and humor by linking our history to our present. Whether you call it the Wild West, the Old West or the Far West, America's frontier history comes to life in True West, the world's oldest, continuously published Western Americana magazine.

Western movie fans, re-enactors, history buffs and road warriors, we got your history covered: outlaw, cowboy, Indian, lawman, gunfighter, fur trapper, miner, prospector, gambler, soldier, entertainer and pioneer. Check out these True Westerners now!
 

Product of the Month

The Illustrated Life and Times of Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp

"Your book is fascinating, coupling your powerful illustrations [and] tracking...from birth to Tombstone to the legend [Wyatt] had become;...even Wyatt would approve." --By Hugh O'Brian, of the TV series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

"Hands down the definitive books on Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday." --By Allen Barra, New York Newsday