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1950s Western Hartland Statue Collection in Original Boxes (4): Cochise, Tom Jeffords, Chief Thunderbird, and Brave Eagle

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $830

This exceptional high-grade collection of Western Hartland figures is comprised of Cochise, Tom Jeffords, Chief Thunderbird, and Brave Eagle, each complete or near-complete with its original accessories, tag, and box. As most collectors know, the original tags and boxes are exceedingly rare, especially in high-grade, and are seldom offered at public sale. All of the Western Hartland figures in this auction originate from an extremely advanced collection that was assembled with condition in mind, and as such, most of the figures offered here rank among the finest examples we have ever seen. It should be noted that with respect to the boxes, all display a few minor creases as a result of normal handling wear, but nearly all of those offered in this auction are far superior to other known examples and most appear much as they did when originally issued. In an effort to remain consistent, all of the items have been graded on a scale of "1" to "10."1) Cochise and his horse #816. Near-complete with original saddle, rifle, tag, and box. Missing the reins and gun. Figures and accessories: "8.5." Tag: "9." Box: "8.5." 2) Tom Jeffords and his horse #821. Complete with original hat, gun, saddle, reins, rifle, knife, tag, and box. Figures and accessories: reins are torn; otherwise "9.5." Tag: "7." Box: "9." 3) Chief Thunderbird and North Wind #813. Near complete with original headdress, saddle blanket, spear, tomahawk, knife, tag, and box (missing bow). Figures and accessories: "9." Tag: "9." Box: "8.5." 4) Brave Eagle and White Cloud #812. Complete with original headdress, bow, knife, saddle blanket, reins, tag, and box. Figures and accessories: reins are cut and the ends reaffixed with tape; rubber band broken on bow; moderate chip on rear of figure; 5." Tag: "3," missing string and handwritten notations in ink on front and back. Box: "6," with numerous small areas of tape and tape residue, a few abrasions, and a piece of tape on the lid displaying braille letters reading "Brave Eagle." Total: 4 figures with boxes. Reserve $500. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $830

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