Custom Hudson and Bohlin buckles and other fine accessories from the personal collection of Harry Hudson of Dallas and Marfa fame, to be sold live at Brian Lebel’s Old West Auction June 10th.
FORT WORTH, TX – Brian Lebel’s Old West Auction is proud to offer at auction fine custom buckles and similar items from the personal collection of Texas celebrity, Harry H. Hudson. The collection, of which approximately 16 pieces will be offered, includes custom designs by Hudson himself, as well as Edward H. Bohlin pieces. Among the Bohlin buckles is a YO Ranch trophy buckle in 18K gold and sterling that is estimated to sell for $5,500 – 7,500. The live auction will be held on June 10, 2017 in Fort Worth, TX. Over 400 lots total of authentic western art and artifacts are scheduled to cross the block that evening, with pre-auction estimates exceeding $1.4 million.
Auction owner, Brian Lebel has known Hudson for decades, and says of him, “Harry know quality. He exudes it – from his boots to his hat. But like every good Texan, he knows the belt buckle is key.” Lebel is thrilled to have the opportunity. “I have always admired Harry’s taste,” Lebel says, “and I’m honored to handle some of his finest pieces.”
All auction lots may be previewed on-site during auction weekend. Bidding may be done in-person, online, by telephone or absentee. Bidder registration, the auction, and preview are all free and open to the public. A full-color, auction catalog is available for purchase, or lots may be viewed online at bid.oldwestevents.com. The auction is held in conjunction with a weekend western fine art and antiquities show featuring over 100 nationwide vendors. Both the show and auction are held at the Amon G. Carter Jr Exhibits Hall at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in the Fort Worth Cultural District. Details, auction highlights, catalog sales and much more are available at: www.oldwestevents.com or by calling 480-779-9378.