The 2019 Western art and antiques season kicks-off with Brian Lebel’s Old West Show & Auction, January 25-27, 2019 in Mesa, AZ, featuring over 180 weekend show dealers, and an exciting two-night live auction event with over $6 million in auction estimates.
Mesa, AZ – Brian Lebel’s Old West Events presents the 29th annual Mesa Old West Show & Auction (formerly the High Noon Show & Auction) at the Mesa Convention Center and adjacent Delta Marriott Mesa, January 25-27th, 2019. The weekend Old West Show hosts over 180 dealers in authentic cowboy, Western and Native American art, antiques and design; the Old West Auction will see 775 lots cross the block with the auction of the Robert G. McCubbin Collection on Friday night, and the 29th annual Mesa Old West Auction on Saturday night. The annual three-day event is regarded as the premiere event in the Western collecting industry and is attended by collectors and enthusiasts from around the world.
The Mesa Old West Show will feature over 180 national dealers of authentic western art, antiques, apparel, décor, jewelry, collectibles, antique firearms, Native American arts and artifacts, photography, boots, books and other fine western merchandise in all price ranges. Held at the Mesa Convention Center, 9-4 on Saturday and 9-3 on Sunday, January 26-27, 2019. General admission is $10/day, kids under 12 are free, and discount general admission tickets may be purchased online. A Friday “VIP early buy-in” is available for $100, allowing collectors access to the show during all vendor hours, beginning at 8:00 am on Friday morning at the start of dealer set-up.
This year’s Mesa Auction will include a special Friday night sale in addition to the usual Saturday evening auction. The Robert G. McCubbin Old West Photography Collection will be sold exclusively on Friday, January 25th, and includes numerous rare and collectable photographs. Historic artifacts and ephemera from the McCubbin Collection will be offered on Saturday night, January 26th, as part of the annual, multi-consignor Mesa Old West Auction. At over 1,500 total pieces (to be sold individually and in lots), the McCubbin Photography and Artifact Collection is the largest and most extensive of its kind in public hands, and the first to come available for public sale. The most highly anticipated auction lot of the weekend is the Billy the Kid knife, estimated to sell for between $800,000-1.2 million.
Both the Robert G. McCubbin Photography Auction and the 29th Annual Mesa Old West Auction will be held at the Delta Marriott Mesa, January 25-26th, 2019 beginning both nights at 5:00 pm. All lots may be previewed on-site, and the auctions are free and open to the public. Bidder registration is free and bidding may be done live, online, mobile, by phone or absentee. Catalogs are available for purchase, or may be viewed online at https://auctions.oldwestevents.com.
More information on both the show and the auctions is available at www.oldwestevents.com or by calling 480-779-9378. Even more of Old West Events can be found on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, #MesaOldWest.
Mesa Old West Show General Admission Schedule:
Saturday, January 26: 9am - 4pm
Sunday, January 27: 9am - 3pm
$10/day, under 12 free.
Dealer set-up: Friday, January 25, 8am - 5pm. Early entry tickets available for $100.
Mesa Old West Auction Schedule:
The Robert G. McCubbin Photography Collection - Friday, January 25: 5:00 pm
The 29th Annual Old West Auction - Saturday, January 26: 23: 5:00 pm
Preview: Friday, June 22, 9am - 5pm & Saturday, June 23 9am - 4:30pm
Auctions and previews are both free and open to the public.