April 12, 2019 Gold Rush, Western, & Native American, Las Vegas
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/12/2019
Circa 1890's, 14 colorful metallic bands on the crown, comprised of various shades of gold and maroon colored thread and silk, some twisted. Similar pattern underside brim. Lining is blue silk and faintly gold stamped Paris, sweatband is maker-marked Heriberto Sagredo/Aquas Calientes. SOLD: 1996 Charles Ford Bovey Estate Sale PROVENANCE: From the Estate of Rachel Ford Bovey (daughter). Charles was a Montana Territory Legislator who claimed that this sombrero was a gift from Charles Russell to Lee Ford (1883) of Sun River MT, President, Great Falls Natl Bank member, Cowboy Hall of Fame; Son of Robert S. Ford, Civil War veteran who brought the second herd of cattle to Montana ranch Sun R, organized Montana Stockgrower’s Assoc, Sun R Vigilante Assoc, member of MT legislature and founder of the Great Falls Nat’l Bank. From the Ray Bentley Collection.

Condition: (Excellent).

Item Dimensions: 19"W with 11" crown.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,300.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,900.00
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Friday, April 12, 2019.
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