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    ARMED ARIZONA COWBOYS - CABINET CARD - ca 1885-95. This is a spectacular, gold-rimmed maroon cabinet card featuring one of the finest images known of three armed cowboys, ranchers or lawmen. The unmarked albumen card measures 4.25"x 6.5" overall and is in near mint condition. The men have a total of six pistols, three of which are 7.5 inch barreled Colt Single Action Army "Peacemakers". The man to the right of the image has an ivory-gripped Colt in a "Cheyenne" style tooled double-loop holster. The center man has a double holster rig, and one of his smaller pistols is a "Bulldog". There is also writing in the negative on the sombrero of the man in the center, which is "I.P.C.". This is possibly some sort of Commission designation as the card was purchased from a family's estate sale in Prescott, Arizona. There is a Southwestern woven rug on the chair behind them and a hunting dog at their feet. There is significant information contained within the photo to perhaps warrant future preliminary identification of these men. This is an important, rare and desirable image of armed men with a fine display of cowboy weaponry.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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