Skip to content

Buffalo Bill's necklace and revolver sell for $80 grand

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
6/17/2014 (2 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Items sold in Dallas during Old West auction

Historical mementos of the famous western scout and showman Buffalo Bill Cody were sold at an auction in Dallas on June 14.

To antique items that belonged to frontier scout and Old West showman Buffalo Bill were sold for more than $80,000.

To antique items that belonged to frontier scout and Old West showman Buffalo Bill were sold for more than $80,000.

Highlights

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
6/17/2014 (2 years ago)

Published in U.S.

Keywords: US, History


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The two items, a necklace made from the claws of a grizzly bear and a Cold .45 six shooter, each sold for $40, 625.

A single donation can help end world hunger today!

Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill's 1873 Frontier Six-Shooter, which he purchased in New York in 1883.


Dallas based Heritage Auctions conducted the sale of the pieces during its "Legends of the West Signature Auction" which featured nearly 400 collectible items from the period, including guns, badges, photos and books.

This necklace, made with the claws of a grizzly bear, was given to Buffalo Bill by Sioux chief Sitti

This necklace, made with the claws of a grizzly bear, was given to Buffalo Bill by Sioux chief Sitting Bull.


Heritage's spokesman Tom Slater said that Buffalo Bill was given the grizzly-bear necklace by the Sioux warrior chief Sitting bull. Buffalo Bill bought his revolver, an 1873 Frontier Six-Shooter Revolver from the New York City firearms deal Harley & Graham in January of 1883.

---


'Help give every student and teacher Free resources for a world-class moral Catholic education'


Copyright 2017 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for MARCH 2017
Support for Persecuted Christians.
That persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church.


Comments


More U.S.

Severely abused dog reveals heart of gold when she rescues freezing toddler from certain death Watch

Image of Peanut didn't let her past affect her feelings toward humans (Delta Animal Shelter/Facebook).

An adorable dog named Petunia, who also answers to Peanut, went from rescue to rescuer. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Peanut was ... continue reading


Jennifer Hartline: Making the Case for Confirmation as a Sacrament, not a Service Project Watch

Image of Pope Francis conferring the Sacrament of Confirmation on a young man.

Confirmation should not be used as some sort of spiritual barometer or test. Show us you know what it means to be a Christian, or ... continue reading


St. Patrick is our Model for this New Missionary Age Watch

Image of Patrick, the missionary to Ireland and a model to all missionaries

I think I stand with the Apostle to Ireland by rejecting the use of the term, "post-Christian" as it relates to the West of this hour. He ... continue reading


How will the U.S. protect ISIS genocide survivors? Watch

Image of What will the U.S. do with ISIS genocide survivors?

One year after the U.S. declared that ISIS was committing genocide in Iraq and Syria, advocates for religious and ethnic minorities are ... continue reading


Did Pope Francis Really Call for Married Men to be Ordained as Catholic Priests? Watch

Image of Ordination of multiple priests in Rome

I personally believe there is room in the Catholic Church, East and West, for a both celibate and a married clergy, deacons and priests. ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.