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16 Western Images Large Format Albumen Prints

This is a grouping of ten tintype of the real Old West, composed of three Old West Lawmen, men with stars on their chests; six tintypes of cowboys or other westerners, two with guns; a store in the middle of the prairie called “The Chicago Store.”

A gold matted sixth plate tintype in a half case showing a man in frock coat with five pointed star on his chest. The star and a button are painted gold. The image has a minor bend.

A quarter plate tintype of a man in frock coat with huge mustachios, and a five pointed star on his chest, looking as if he would fit right in with the Earp brothers.

A sixth plate tintype of a man in frock coat with a five pointed star on his chest.

A ninth plate tintype of a cowboy with a Mexican double loop holster on his belt with a double action revolver in it.

A sixth plate tintype of a group of four men each with weapons in their hands including hatchet, knife and more.

A quarter plate tintype of a man, wife, and child, the man in a cowboy hat.

A sixth plate tintype of two pards in western gear.

A ninth plate tintype of two pards in western gear, one with a tobacco sack hanging from his belt. They might be soldiers.

A quarter plate tintype of two pards in western gear, one with a western bib-front shirt, one with tall boots. This is a particularly fine image. Dimensions: The largest image is a quarter plate image 3.5 by 4.25 inches. The others range downward to a ninth plate image 2 by 2.5 inches. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

Mostt are very good to excellent. The one that might be soldiers is in lesser condition, but is still reasonably clear. The case of the one image is only good, and just a half case, but the image is excellent.Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

Estimate: $50 - $100
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$333
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.