Collectibles

Judgment of Paris

harry-jackson_cody-wyoming-artist_bronzes_coeur-dalene-art-auctionI bet Harry Jackson would have been happy to find out artworks from his estate were sold at the prestigious Coeur d’Alene Art Auction in Reno, Nevada, on July 23, 2011.

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Artists We Love

dave-powell_killing-the-scarecrow_cowboy-artist-of-americaOthers may call Dave Powell the reincarnation of Charlie Russell, but we see a modern, if traditional, man with a new vision for cowboy art.

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Billy the Kid Stays in the States!

collecting-west_billy-the-kid_tintype_william-kochThe holy grail of Old West photos is now on “Billionaire’s Row” in Palm Beach, Florida, with oilman William Koch, who won his $2 million bid for a tintype that likely cost 25¢.

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Wall Drug of South Dakota

wall-drug-south-dakota_apprehending-the-horse-thieves_harvey-dunn“Free Ice Water. Wall Drug.”

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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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True Westerners

John Read

John Read

Our most curious Mexican Revolution artifact is the Jeffery Quad armored car. Th...

Go West, Young Man?

Go West, Young Man?

One of the most famous phrases of the 19th century, “Go West, young man!” report...

Studying Villa’s Raid

Studying Villa’s Raid

March 9, 1916, started out bad for the 13th Cavalry at Camp Furlong. Ignoring th...

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