Western Trading Post

403 N. Florence St
Casa Grande, AZ 85122

Phone: 520-426-7702

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Textiles of the West

by Jim Olson  When collecting textiles associated with the West, a few different styles come to mind. Hudson Bay and other “Trade” blankets, including Pendleton, were traded on the frontier and are still collected today. Chimayo weavings were woven in … READ MORE

Collecting for Investment

Recently I was asked into the home of collectors to assess their collection. These folks wanted to liquidate their items by sending them to auction. They had been collecting for years. They believed in the philosophy of putting their extra … READ MORE

Tips for Dating Bolos

A man named Victor Emanuel Cedarstaff is often credited with inventing the bolo tie during the late 1940s. Many authors have stated that Victor Patented the bolo, however, records show the only patent awarded to Mr. Cedarstaff was for a … READ MORE