This book describes
and prices Western collectibles including art, cowboy gear,
homestead items, military, mining, rodeo memorabilia, and Native
American handcrafts. It’s the ultimate handbook for collectors of
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The American West
tells the story of the aftermath of the Civil War and how the United
States transformed into the "land of opportunity." The series tells
the stories of the Old West’s greatest names—Jesse James, Billy the
Kid, Wyatt Earp, Colonel Custer, and others.
people take safe deposit boxes for granted today. But in the 18th
and early 19th centuries, they didn’t exist, so people had to store
their valuable documents–bills of sale, certificates, etc.--in small,
locked wooden boxes which ranged in size from 5 to 12 inches long and
from 4 to 5 inches wide. Most were made of pine covered in leather, such
as this one, or painted or stained. This American-made domed box, from
the author’s collection, has a stamped brown leather exterior with
tiny flower design, attached with brass nails. It’s top is attached
with leather hinges. It’s interior is covered with paper decorated in
a blue diamond pattern. Due to a some minor leather repair on the rear
of the box and a replaced handle, the value of the box is between $500
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