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Scarce Texas CDV of "Slick" Clements, Texas Ranger

albumen print mounted on pink cardstock, with imprint of M.C. Ragsdale Traveling Photographer, Texas. Inked identification on recto, with extensive notes on verso, including the annotation Probably made in 1879.

William T. "Slick" Clements enlisted in 1875 as a member of Captain D.W. Robert's Company of Texas Rangers, and later joined Major John B. Jones' Company. According to an accompanying reprint of an article originally published in a 1924 edition of Frontier Times, Clements was best known among his fellows for his marksmanship, preferring a Smith and Wesson revolver over the more commonly used Colt.

Condition:Very Good, with just minor soiling.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,058
06/11/2010

 

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