Ziv TV's The Cisco Kid ran from 1950 to 1956 producing 156 half-hour episodes. Duncan Renaldo (1904-1980) has the title role of The Cisco Kid, with Leo Carillo (1881-1961) as his sidekick Pancho. The Cisco Kid also ran on radio from 1942 to 1956. Here are ten valuable The Cisco Kid TV show collectibles that should interest "Cisco" fans and collectors. Si, Cisco?
The Cisco Kid Promotional TV Lariat
Memphis, Tennessee, TV station WMCT produced The Cisco Kid promotional lariat in 1950. One example still in its worn box brought $75 at sale.
The Cisco Kid lariat $75 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles
The Cisco Kid Coloring Book
Saalfield produced The Cisco Kid coloring book #4567 in 1951. Find this one in excellent unused condition and it could be worth $25-35.
The Cisco Kid Sheriff Badge
Doubleday & Co. made The Cisco Kid Sheriff Badge in the early 1950s. When still found on its original retail card it carries a value of $30-35. The Cisco Kid was billed as the "Robin Hood of the Range."
The Cisco Kid and Pancho Tip-Top Bread Premium Jigsaw Puzzle
Tip-Top Bread, one of the show's sponsors, released The Cisco Kid and Pancho puzzle as a TV premium in 1953. It's valued at over $50 in excellent condition.
The Cisco Kid Dell #25 Comic Book
Dell Publishing produced the official The Cisco Kid TV comic book line from 1951-58. Dell #25 dated January-February 1955 in graded CGC very fine/near mint 9.0 condition sold at auction for $62.
The Cisco Kid #25 comic with Duncan Renaldo and Leo Carillo on the cover $62 - Heritage AuctionsÂ
The Cisco Kid and Pancho Cereal Bowl
The Cisco Kid and Pancho white milk glass cereal bowl dates from the early 1950s. Find one in excellent condition and it could be worth over $35.
The Cisco Kid Bob Jenney Original Art
Original art is big with collectors. Page 32 of Dell #25 The Cisco Kid comics as originally drawn and signed by artist Bob Jenney brought $71.70 at auction.
The Cisco Kid, TV Digest, February 24, 1950
Duncan Renaldo as The Cisco Kid appears on the cover of the February 24, 1950, edition of Philadelphia TV Digest. This so-called "pre-national" TV Guide is valued at $30-35 in excellent condition.Â
The Cisco Kid Dell #20 Comic Book
Dell #20 dated March-April 1954 featuring Duncan Renaldo on the cover in graded CGC near mint- 9.2 condition brought $143.40 at auction.
The Cisco Kid Premium Photo
Weber's Bread produced an 8x10 black-and-white The Cisco Kid premium photo in the early 1950s listing local times for the TV show. It features Duncan Renaldo aboard his horse Diablo. Find this one in excellent condition and it could be worth over $30.Â
The Cisco Kid TV Show Memorabilia Values CreditsÂ
- All auction/sales results courtesy Hake's Americana & Collectibles, York, Pennsylvania; TV Guide Specialists, Macomb, Illinois: Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: Leo Carillo, left, and Duncan Renaldo in The Cisco Kid - Ziv TV
Copyright Â© 2012 William J. Felchner