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10 Historical Photos And The Stories Behind Them

The man who paid $2 for a photo of Billy the Kid that may be worth millions

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Top 10 Deadliest Gunslingers

All told, Billy the Kid is said to have killed a total of 21 men, one for each of the years of his life, though this number is often regarded as inaccurate and exaggerated.

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Extremely rare photo of Billy when captured at Stinking Springs, December 24th 1880. Pat Garrett is clearly recognisable extreme left and Bob Olinger is next to him. Billy is on the extreme right where a deputy aims a Colt revolver at Billy's head. One of Billy's compadres, Charlie Bowdre, had been killed in the encounter.

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Pat Garrett's most famous kill did not come from a gun battle. In 1881, he snuck into Pete Maxwell’s house and shot notorious outlaw Billy the Kid to death. - from True West Magazine - #OldWest #WildWest

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Fort Sumner, NM Billy the kid grave

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Billy the Kid Letter

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YOUNG GUNS (1985) - Emilio Estevez (who portrays 'Billy the Kid') poses with the only known photo of the New Mexico outlaw - Directed by Christopher Cain - 20th Century-Fox - Publicity Still.

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Billy the Kid Wanted Poster. Change to "Wanted" and put "Reward" where "Dead or Alive" is.

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Billy the Kid's Colt Artillery Model Single Action Army Revolver

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Another picture of Billy the Kid emerges

Put together: A new photo purporting to show Billy the Kid (left) has emerged. The only verified picture of the Western outlaw was sold to billionaire William Koch in 2011 for $2.3million

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