For your consideration, a death mask of famous Mexican General and Bandit Francisco Pancho Villa, also known as Doroteo Arango, who became a Division General by his own merits and commanded more than 50,000 troops at one time in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. He also invaded the USA in 1916 to revenge a bad weapons deal he had with a Jewish Gun Dealer in Columbus , New Mexico. The original Death Mask was lost for many years until found in a School in El Paso, Texas in the 1970s, of which several copies were made before returning the original to Mexican authorities.
This copy is made of LATEX and is one of four made by Bill Rakocy (not confirmed) in 1977. One was given to the El Paso Museum of Art, another one to the El Paso Museum of History, another one given to the Chihuahua Museum of the Mexican Revolution, and this one. This is a piece of history which many collectors of OLD WEST memorabilia will be gladly have in their collection.
The item "Francisco Pancho Villa Death Mask WWI 1923 Mexican Revolution Old West" is in sale since Tuesday, February 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Masks". The seller is "jda422" and is located in Del Valle, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.