Billy The Kid Tintype Wm Henry Mccarty Age 15 - Old West American Treasure
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Billy The Kid Tintype Wm Henry Mccarty Age 15 - Old West American Treasure:
Hi welcome to this epic discovery. It really happened like a miracle. The odds are nearly impossible that i would be able to make a discovery like this but it happened and i am certain that with a little research into the image you will indeed conclude its authentic. If any one is a specialist upon whatever ‘authorship’ is please inquire upon becoming an investor as i could use a bit of help sorting the evidence that came from the estate sale lot.
I purchased a lot of daguerreotypes from an estate sale here in marshall missouri last may 2019. A few months later sold three of the nicer boxed daguerreotypes on for 40$.
Just recently i had a wonderful strange turn of events in which i was remixing a william s. Burroughs spoken word selection about bloody bill andersons routing of boone county missouri. the same time i was perusing my ephemera collection looking for items to sell. I started thinking of doc holliday and billy the kid when i saw this tintype. I looked up and found the famous cowboy and gun pose of billy the kid. compared it to the other billy the kid tintype i have for sale and was amazed at the similarities. The eyes, eyebrows, nostrils, shoulders, jawline matched perfectly. The cowboy shot has an opened mouth while this had a closed mouth. Also the cowboy shot had a hat which jutted out his ears a bit.
I went on to use ipad art app to layer transluscent images on top of each other and i can say with 99.9% certainty that i have two billy the kid tintypes. The others i sold was a young boy(most likely another william bonney portrait) a woman (presumably his mother) and an older woman (his grandmother)
These american treasures need to go to the highest buyer so as to preserve and protect them. The provenance or authorship is matter of fact purchased in a lot from an estate sale in marshall missouri may 2019. With inquiry i can provide images of the daguerreotypes sold from the same lot and address of the location of estate.
If they dont sell thats alright too. I can at least rest knowing that the images themselves are out there for the future to consider and validate. In fact i may bury them and then put a geolocation for the future to find. That would be in the spirit of the old west.
Feel free to send offers. Museums and public organizations will be considered over the private collector.
My 99.9% has turned to 100%
September 5 2020. Added the last four photos. If i had it more together i would have built a web page bringing the entire lot to light. Well at least i started.
And yes i believe i have evidence that billy the kid lived past his alleged death. Its very probable that he was assissted by none other that pat garrett in faking his death. He deserved a peaceful life and the lot of images purchased in may 2019 in marshall missouri most likely came from the estate sale of his granddaughter.
I will soon figure out the name of the owners of the house here in marshall where the estate was purchased.
Thanks for looking.
Look up all that jazz channel zero on and it contains some of the videos of facial comparisons
Feel free to do it yourself. Wow history speaks!