November 18, 2016 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Outstanding Sixth Plate Tintype of a Young Buffalo Bill Cody Posed with Guns and Game

Published in Wilson & Martin's Buffalo Bill's Wild West: An American Legend (p. 9), where it is described as believed to have been taken at Fort McPherson, Nebraska, ca 1871, and illustrates Cody's flair for showmanship even before he became a performer.

Accompanied by a copy of a letter from noted collector Herb Peck, a long time owner of the image, with response by Norm Flayderman, regarding ownership of a revolver seen in the photograph.  

Condition:

Very good condition.

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$36,000
11/18/2016

 

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