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Bernard Devoto (1)
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1947 (1)
November//1969 (1)

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1. Collector's Choice: Old Gabe of Her Majesty's English Life Guards Collector's Choice: Old Gabe of Her Majesty's English Life Guards November//1969 Story about a practical joke played at an 1837 meeting of trappers and guides in the Rocky Mountains, involving "Jim Bridger, nicknamed 'Old Gabe,'" donning a suit of armor, with a copy of a sketch from...

2. Jim Bridger Jim Bridger 1947 Copies of two paintings of Jim Bridger wearing armor on horseback in 1837 in the Far West, "the only approximation of one [a portrait] before Bridger's old age," by Alfred Jacob Miller.