Billy The Kid Mother Catherine Mccarty Antrim Locket Of Henry Mccarthy & Joseph
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Billy The Kid Mother Catherine Mccarty Antrim Locket Of Henry Mccarthy & Joseph :
Billy the Kid Mother's Catherine McCarty-Antrim Locket of Henry McCarty and Joseph Antrim. This, I believe belonged to Billy the Kid's mother Catherine Antrim. It is a colored daguerreotype or tintype of Henry McCarty alias Wm. H. Bonney - Also a photo of step brother Joseph Antrim. This I believe is not a fake or repro. This is an original Locket. It is 1 7/16" in diameter. The push-type button to unlock does not work - I open it with a thin old ink pen tip. There are tiny dents on both sides of case. I've done a lot of research on this locket and I think it's right. If anyone is interested, they have to do all the forensic work them-self to prove me wrong or take pictures of this for latter use. These photos have never been seen as far as I know. Shipping does not include insurance.PS - The person on the left (I believe) is Billy the Kid and he does have blue eyes - it's hard to tell from black and white photos. His nose has a slight bend to the left and is identical to photos - can't tell about his large ears because of the hair that covers them. I think these photos were taken in his teen years - before he became a "bad boy". All features match good on all his photos. There are no hallmarks on the case to tell whether if is gold or not. The engraving is finely done on both sides.I believe there is a lot of history behind this locket.Sold only in United States, Priority Mail $7.90