Photo of Jesse James and the man who killed him

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Because, understandably, most collectors are unlikely to simply take your grandmother’s word (and “family lore”) that it is what it purports to be. But bringing it to experts to get it authenticated is a good step in the right direction.


I was about to say, that was a good bit of casting, if only for the similarities in their likenesses.

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I’d even be careful during authentication. If it’s truly what it’s purported to be, any number of unscrupulous “experts” would be happy to take it off her hands…

According to family lore, my grandmother’s family took in John Dillinger one night while he was on the lam during the depression.

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The faces look shooped to me, especially the guy on the left. Something too much like a face from our times, or anyway later times, but I can’t put my finger on it.

My only “random” celebrity sighting was Crispin Glover riding past me on a ten-speed bicycle in Wichita, Kansas (fiming of Twister - 1989).


It’s less than 150 years ago, hardly enough time for evolution to leave its dirty fingerprints all over them…

hairstyles, OTOH…


Just declare yourself an expert, then make money selling what you authenticate.


Was that the picture Jesse was hanging when the coward shot him in the back?

Those pants are killing me…

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