107

Period Photos of Lawmen, Posses, Police with Guns

8 period photos of lawmen or posses with guns, including 6 paper photos, (cabinet cards, albumen prints) and two fine tintypes. The paper photos include a large matted photo titled “Lake County July 20 1897” showing four men armed with Winchesters and shotguns in front of a tent with a dog, and an American flag. There is a wagon and horses behind them.; a group of twelve men, possibly veterans, including an African-American with the American flag, most armed with Trapdoor Springfields, standing in front of a stone building; a matted photo of a group of 13 uniformed men all holding unusual percussion muskets; a cabinet card image of a group of 13 men in a line in a field, each holding a shotgun, the reverse inscribed, “Compliments of W.C. Murdock.”; a cabinet card photo of a lawman with a badge on his lapel, with a rifle, by Perry & Bohm, Denver, Col.; a cabinet card photo of a man in uniform with a crossed rifles badge on his cap and letters “RC” on his collar, holding a Ballard rifle; a half plate tintype of three men, possibly Pinkertons, in suits, one with a rifle over his shoulder; a sixth plate tintype of four tough looking men, one holding what appears to be a Smith carbine. Dimensions: The largest image is 11 by 8 ¼ inches. The other two matted photos are 9 ½ wide, one by 7 ¾, the other by 7 inches. The cabinet cards are 5 by 7 1/8 inches. The tintypes are 4 3/8 by 6 3/8 and 2 ¼ by 3 ½ inches. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

The image from Lake County is faded, and the matte is chipped. The other images are all 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
$212
08/05/2021

 

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us
 

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.