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Wednesday, February 5, 2003 Ramkota Convention Center
Preview Begins At 5:00 p.m. Rapid City, South Dakota

Welcome to this select offering. Each year, we work to bring together items that represent a broad range of artistic disciplines. Collector pieces that include the Foundation's Limited Edition Print Series, The Great American Cowboy, are always popular among bidders.

This year, we are especially pleased to offer the third presentation in that Series, ďThe Clown Jewels,Ē an original painting by Mick Harrison featuring bullfighting greats, Jerry Olsen, Duane Reichert, Flint Rasmussen, Butch Lehmkuhler and Steve Mowry.

Proceeds from the auction are used to help fund scholarship programs made available to students from the five-state region of North and South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Nebraska and who are seeking post-secondary education in agriculturally related career fields.

Advance bids on items listed below are also being taken. If we can be of further assistance, please feel free to contact me at 605-347-2562 or jjohnson@firstwesternbank.com . See you at the auction!

John Johnson
BHSS Foundation Director, Stockmanís Auction Chairman

*The Black Hills Stock Show Foundation expresses its thanks to those artisans who donate in full or part. We also wish to thank Auctioneer Lynn Weishaar who each year, has donated his time and talent to call the Stockmanís Auction.

[For more background information, see News Release on the Stockman's Auction.]

1. *SweetWater Saddlery
     Email: saddleup@palouse.com 

BHSSF 2003 Bridle and #2 Old Style Headstall, basket stamped. Black Hills Stock Show Foundation Auction 2003 Bridle features: # 2 Old Style Headstall with scalloped cheeks, browband and noseband stamped with an extra-fine basket stamp and then lined. The noseband is stamped in center with B.H.S.S. Foundation 2003. The browband features a Solid Sterling Silver Concho on each side. The bottom of the cheek pieces also feature a Solid Sterling Silver Concho on each side for a total of four Solid Sterling Silver Conchos on the headstall. The bridle includes a Jeremiah Watt Products stainless steel bit and leather split reins.  
*Donated in full

2. *Benton Moore Saddlery  Groesbeck, Texas
       Email: bentonmooresaddlery@glade.net  

Stockmanís Special: 2003 BHSS Foundation Kid's Saddle. Saddle will be a ranch saddle that is full basket weave trimmed in barb wire tooling. Saddle comes with rawhide laced stirrups and front-back cinches. 
*Donated in Full.

3. Crossfire Silver  Sturgis, SD

Men's Sterling Silver Money Clip gold overlay and fully engraved
Ladies Sterling Silver Pendant gold overlay and fully engraved
Ladies Sterling Silver Earrings
*Donated in part

4. *One Horse Studio Tony Chytka  Belle Fourche, South Dakota
      Email: pchytka@blackhills.com  

An original bronze created by Tony (T.R.) Chytka a western artist who has created dozens of well known bronze sculptures shown throughout the West and Midwestern United States. * Donated in full

5.  Brickyard 400 NASCAR Race   Indianapolis, Indiana

Includes airfare, lodging, two race day tickets.

6. *Shawn Brinkman, Craftsman in Wood; Freedís Fine Furnishings Rapid City, South Dakota

Custom Made Western Lodgepole Queen Bed. With complete box set.
*Donated in part

7.  *Crazy Horse Memorial    Crazy Horse, SD

Fighting Stallions Memorial Bronze.
*Donated in full

8.  *Bradeen Auction Service Custer, South Dakota

National Finals Rodeo Vacation Package: Round trip airfare for two; lodging for two nights at The Orleans/ best rooms available; two tickets each for three performances in Row 1!
*Donated in full

9. *Mick Harrison Paintings Belle Fourche, South Dakota

"The Clown Jewels" Original 14 x 36 inch gouache painting. Official 2003 Art for the Black Hills Stock Show Foundation. Custom framed & plated by Perfect Hanging Gallery.
*Donated in part

10. *BHSS Foundation  Rapid City, SD

"The Clown Jewels." 13 x 24 Autographed Limited Edition Print. Third in Great American Cowboy Series. Tribute to bullfighting legends and signed by Jerry Olsen, Duane Reichert, Flint Rasmussen, Butch Lehgmkuhler, and Steve Mowry. Custom framed & plated. *Donated in part by: Farm Credit Services of America <www.fcsamerica.com> . Framing donated in part by Perfect Hanging Gallery, both of Rapid City, SD. 
For more information see The Great American Cowboy Press Release.

11. *Landstrom's Black Hills Gold   Rapid City, SD

Ladies Pendant. Ladies Brooch. Ladies Earrings .
  *All Landstrom items donated in Full

12.  *Sutton Rodeos, Inc. & Dodge Trucks

Set of Pickup Man  Cowboy Chaps: Worn and autographed by retiring NFR Pickup Man of the Year, Kenny Clabaugh.   *Donated in Full


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444 Mt. Rushmore Road North
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Phone: 605-718-0810

The Black Hills Stock Show Foundation is a non-profit organization. As part of its mission of "Preserving The Legacy, Investing In The Future,"  the Foundation is dedicated to supporting youth in higher education and organizations, programs and projects that enhance services and education to the public.