Collectibles

Plains Indian Shirt Sets New World Record

collecting-west_chief-black-birds-shirt“I felt like crying, for the sacred hoop was broken and scattered.

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Nocturnes Hit Million-Dollar Marks

ollecting_thomas-moranThe moonlit views the artist saw from his skiff as he paddled near his retreat, Inglenook Island, inspired Frederic Remington’s first nighttime paintings.

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Buckskin Bessie Treasures

buckskin-bessie“Spose Ma will think I am crazy but this is a circus anyone need not be ashamed of.

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The Bronco Busters

charlie-russell“I never got to be a bronk rider but in my youthfull days wanted to be, and while that want lasted I had a fine chance to study hoss enatimy from under and over,” Charles M. Russell wrote to fellow cowboy artist Will James on May 12, 1920.

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Wild Horses Run to the Top

A record-setting auction for an oil painting by cowboy artist Will James.

“His soul has gone to roam the range of the eternal, while his art lingers to lead those who love the West toward forgetfulness."

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True Westerners

Cord McCoy

Cord McCoy

Riding a bull requires practice, practice practice! Hard to hit a 90 mph fast bal...

Death in the Mississippi

Death in the Mississippi

The end of wars does not always mean the end of death and destruction. The Sultan...

One Man’s Dream

One Man’s Dream

When she was a seventh grader, Lori White knew Kenneth “Dobby” Lee as her school...

True West Site Guide

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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