Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1263: Framed Colt "Patches" Advertising Print #125

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Framed Colt "Patches" Advertising Print #125

Manufacturer: None
Model: None
Type: Other
Item Views: 567
Item Interest: Active
Catalog Page: 125
Class: Other

Produced in the mid to late 1920's, from a 1926 oil painting "Tex and His Horse, Patches" by Frank Schoonover, which depicts a western lawman on his horse, Colt SAA with ornate handle visible on his hip, amid desert scenery. "Frank E. Schoonover" signature and "125" visible in lower right corner, with "Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co./Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A." markings in the lower middle. In glass-fronted frame, 40 1/4 inches tall and 28 3/8 inches wide. Includes a note signed by Doug Ellison stating that the print was purchased from Jack Dulton, one of the charter members of the TGCA, in 1967. Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection

Rating Definition:

Very good, the print shows attractive color, a small hole at the top center, and a few scattered minor horizontal creases/tears. The frame is also fine with some scattered minor handling/storage marks.

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