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Bonnie And Clyde Guns Will Be Auctioned

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 Post subject: Bonnie And Clyde Guns Will Be Auctioned
PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 2:12 pm 

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She kept a Colt .38-caliber revolver close, while he preferred a .45-caliber pistol from the same maker. But neither weapon was enough to save American outlaws and lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow during a 1934 ambush by law enforcement officers.

After the duo was dead, authorities recovered the revolver Bonnie had secured to an inner thigh with white medical tape. They also seized the handgun Clyde had tucked into his waistband. Nearly 80 years later, those guns and other items connected to the infamous gangsters will be going up for auction in New Hampshire on Sept. 30. An auction official estimated Thursday that each Bonnie and Clyde weapon could bring between $100,000 and $200,000.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:07 pm 

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And victory goes to Bonnie over Clyde!
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Bonnie and Clyde's guns, a Colt .38 snub-nosed revolver and a 1911 Colt .45, were sold for a combined total of $504,000 at a Nausha, New Hampshire auction Sunday. Bonnie Parker's gun, found on her inner thigh, brought in $264,000, while Clyde Barrow's firearm, found on his waistband, was worth $240,000 to a lucky buyer from Texas.
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