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    The Last Stage to Tombstone: An Iconic Panoramic Photo, from the John Gilcriese Collection. This wonderful photo has "blue chip" provenance: Written in ink on back of frame is "This photo given to me by (Tombstone historian) William Hattich. John Gilcriese 10 - 9 - 99." It depicts a crucial moment in Tombstone history, circa May 27, 1903. That was the date when the El Paso and Southwestern railroad finally reached Tombstone, putting the company which ran this stage, The Arizona Mail and Stage Co., out of business. Depicted is the Modoc Stage, built around 1887 and used for the run between Tombstone and Fairbank.


    This gelatin print is in beautiful condition and measures 23" x 6.75", nicely custom-framed to 30" x 13". A rare original real photo postcard depicting the same scene also appears in this auction (Lot 51229).


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    11th Saturday
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