Oklahoma State University
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ICON Artworks is proud to pay tribute to the beloved Oklahoma State University mascot with our Pistol Pete Desktop Sculpture! Cowboy, U.S. Marshal, gun-slinger, and blacksmith, Frank “Pistol Pete” Eaton served as the inspiration for Oklahoma State's mascot. Approached in 1923 by a group of Oklahoma A&M students after leading Stillwater’s Armistice Day Parade, Eaton, a rugged cowboy serving at the time as the sheriff in the nearby town of Perkins, Oklahoma, agreed to be represented as the mascot. It was not until 1958, however, that the mascot was made official and not until 1984 that the Pistol Pete caricature became a licensed symbol of OSU.
A perfect gift for students, faculty, alumni and fans alike! GO POKES!!
- Created by acclaimed sculptor Robin Richerson of ICON Artworks
- Offered in Cast Pewter and Bronze Plated Cast Pewter
- Available in two sizes - 5-inch and 8-INCH (including base) - 5-inch Total Weight: 2 lbs.; 8-INCH Total Weight: 5 lbs.
- Each sculpture is mounted on a round, black Belgian marble base which can be customized or personalized with laser engraving to commemorate any event or achievement (e.g., Graduation). Click here to view custom engraving samples.
- Officially Licensed by Oklahoma State University and IMG College Licensing
- First Edition is individually numbered, limited to 1000
- Includes a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the Artist
- MADE IN USA
ICON Artworks Cast Pewter is handcrafted by our team of skilled artisans with an antique finish in the highest quality, lead-free Fine Pewter alloy used for sculpture. After platinum, gold, and silver, pewter is the fourth-most-precious metal in the world. Pewter has been used since the Bronze Age because of its lustrous silver finish, its malleability, durability and its ability to capture incredibly fine detail. Pewter does not rust or deteriorate and can be enjoyed for generations.
PLEASE NOTE REGARDING ENGRAVING: To include engraving, select "Add Engraving" when placing your order and input your message at "Checkout." Custom graphics or logos can be incorporated. Email us at Contact@iconartworks.com with any questions you may have.
(Source notes: About Pistol Pete, Oklahoma State University Library)