Collectibles

"He's No Parlor Car Artist"

William Robinson Leigh sets a record as his work nears the million-dollar mark.

“Remington, Russell and Leigh were once as familiar to the art world as Bach, Beethoven and Brahms to musicians, or Tinker, Evers and Chance to baseball fans.”

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Crossed Sabres

The cutting edge of Indian War cavalry lots at two respectable firearms auctions.

The two crossed sabres insignia, cutting edge up, marked the hats of two different cavalrymen from the beginning and the end of the Indian Wars.

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Custer Portrait Shares a Hidden Story

“Our house at Fort Lincoln, Dakota” is a notation that many may not pay much attention to, other than as an identification of a depicted location.

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Glacier's Great Artists

Western artists who helped promote Glacier National Park came together at two Great Falls auctions.

“Railway stations and hotels served in a real sense as the first “art galleries” in the West, at a time before traditional art institutions were envisioned in the region,” wrote William Gerdts in Art Across America.

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Valuable Vaqueros

Mexican vaquero collectibles stood out at High Noon’s Western Americana auction.

On June 19, 1867, the day after Joseph McCoy purchased 250 acres of land in what would become the cowtown of Abilene, Kansas, the last emperor of Mexico was executed by a firing squad.

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True West Site Guide

Mission

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