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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.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

6/17/2014 (10 months ago)

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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.

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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.

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