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    Tim McCoy Stock (Columbia, 1932). Midget Window Card (8" X 14"). A popular star of early Westerns, Tim McCoy's skills as a cowboy were authentic, gained as a hand on a Wyoming ranch. During his time in Wyoming, he also gained extensive knowledge of the local Indian tribes, and served as a territorial Indian agent in the region after World War I. In 1922, Jesse Lasky contacted McCoy, and asked him to supply Indian extras for his upcoming movie, The Covered Wagon. Discovering that he enjoyed life in Hollywood, McCoy was soon appearing in pictures, and quickly rocketed to the heights of stardom. The midget window card offered here is from the high point of McCoy's career, and features a striking portrait of the handsome star. The top, left, and right borders have all been expertly replaced, and there has been some inpainting in the image area, but the restoration has been performed quite well, and is only noticeable under close examination. This will be an important addition to any Western collection. From the Collection of Denver Sherry. Very Good/Fine.

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