JANUARY 29-30 - MESA, ARIZONA
The 21th Annual High Noon Western Americana Show and Auction produced by High Noon of Los Angeles, CA. For more information and to obtain an auction catalog, contact High Noon at (310) 202-9010 or visit their website at www.highnoon.com.
SHOW: Sat & Sun, January 29-30. Mesa Convention Center- 263 N Center St. HRS: Sat from 9am - 4:30pm; Sun, 9:30am to 4pm. Admission $10 per day, $15 for weekend pass.
AUCTION: Sat, January 29th -5pm at Phoenix Marriott Mesa (adjacent to Mesa Convention Center - 200 N Centennial Way. Preview available on Thurs from 3pm-7pm, Fri, from 9am to 5pm and Sat from 9am-4:30pm. Bidding is available in person, by phone and absentee and live online through Live Auctioneers.
HIGHLIGHTS: Native American category: Plateau Pony Beaded Dress, c1860 in fine cond, est $40,000 to $80,000;Sioux Man's Beaded Shirt, c1880 in fine cond; Cheyenne Beaded Baby Carrier, c1880 est at $25,000 to $50,000; Sioux Quilled Elk Dreamer Dress est $30,000 to $50,000. Collection of BRONZES with works by Joe Beeler, John Coleman, Harry Jackson and Bill Nebeker. FINE ART offerings with artist Will James highlighting category with signed oil on board, est $50,000 to $100,000.
For over 20 years, High Noon has deservedly earned a reputation for representing the most important and finest saddles in the world. This is what caught the attention of the Wall Street Journal resulting in their September 21, 2010 2 page editorial coverage of saddles as an investment with High Noon noted as the auction house which represents the finest and most important.
Several historic saddles will be offered with 3 Edward H Bohlin saddles at the top. A Bohlin Machris Model Parade Saddle est $35,000 to $60,000, Taxin model Parade ensemble est $40,000 to $60,000. A Dick Dickson Jr. Saddle est at $25,000 to $50,000.
And yes, as expected, the High Noon auction will feature the finest bits, spurs, gun rigs, and as always, captivating pieces of Western Hollywood.