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Buffalo Bill’s Six Shooter Sells at Auction for a Big Price

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The legendary buffalo hunter’s revolver recently sold at auction for more than $40,000.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas sold the gun during it’s “Legends of the West Signature Auction.”

The bidding price for Bill’s Colt Frontier started at $37,000. The six shooter sold at $40,625.

Also featured was Bill’s bear tooth necklace, which sold for the same sale price.

Buffalo Bill is one of the most legendary characters to come out of the American West. He was a soldier, frontiersman, buffalo hunter, and traveling showman during his later years.

Bill bought the Colt Frontier the same year he joined up with a traveling circus show and used the gun as a prop during his shows, according to WarriorScout.com.

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Buffalo Bill’s Six Shooter Sells at Auction for a Big Price