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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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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Dead Is Better

CTW_Charles-Russell_Trail-of-the-iron-horseDead horses and dead men can be a hard sell in 2014, but not when it comes to a Charlie Russell painting.

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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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Brand New Buffalo Bills

Cowan-auction_Buffalbo-Bill-family-photosOne of the first true international superstar entertainers, Buffalo Bill Cody earned worldwide notoriety for his Wild West show, which toured North America and Europe for more than three decades after he first formed the show in Nebraska in 1883. By the start of the 20th century, the showman was focusing on other investments, particularly his eponymous town in Wyoming, not far from Yellowstone National Park.

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