Brought up in an era of Western movies, cowboys & Indians – your childhood wasn’t complete unless you had a toy gun, holster and Sheriffs badge. There is still a massive fascination of the Wild West, frontiersmen and cowboys. Would love to have one of these guns on a wall but will have to do with staring at the pictures below.
As the American frontier passed into history, the myths of the West in fiction and film took firm hold in the imagination of Americans and foreigners alike. America is exceptional in choosing its iconic self-image. David Murdoch has said: “No other nation has taken a time and place from its past and produced a construct of the imagination equal to America’s creation of the West.”
A Western auction is never complete unless there are some Winchesters up for auction and there were plenty in this auction.
All sold at www.icollector.com