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Actors from the great Westerns - Cult film, movie and television series posters

What's Hot in Cowboy Collectibles

Civil War Photographs

Colt Revolvers and Rifles

US Civil War - The Blues & The Grays - Union & Confederate Armies

Uniforms of American Armies - US Cavalry - Spanish & Mexican Wars

Civil War collectibles - arms, weapons, uniforms

The US Civil War Generals - Sheridan - Sherman - Alexander - Longstreet - Pickett - Hill

U.S. Civil War - Reading List

General George Armstrong Custer - The battle of the Bighorn - Custer's Last Stand

Battle of Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - US Civil War

Jane's Recognition Guide - Guns - Aircraft - Tanks - Warship

General Robert E. Lee - Military history

Collectibles from the Franklin Mint:
The American West!

 
WHAT'S HOT IN COWBOY COLLECTIBLES:


If you want to get ahead, get a hat!

 

There were certainly regional differences in what cowboys wanted or needed.  For instance, some cowboys would have hats made to order to fit the terrain.

Certain areas even had their own styles, like the Montana peak hat.  It's like a Smokey the Bear hat creased in on four sides.  Cowboys down in Texas preferred flat-top hats or a high crown.  They felt it kept them cooler out in the heat.

Still other cowboys just wanted their hats big and comfortable ten-gallon hats, for instance, were made out of felt.

Of course, the cowboys traveled a lot, so the styles all mixed together like an intermingling of cultures.

 

 

Frederic Remington - The Fall of the Cowboy
The Fall of the Cowboy
Frederic Remington

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Gene Autry Museum - Women of the Wild West
Women of the Wild West
Gene Autry Museum

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