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    Colts and the Dalton Gang

    "Shudda shot a rabbit don't make no stew"

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    I find it bizarre that Simmons Hardware ordered ten IDENTICAL Colts like the one sold here. But apparently that's what happened and Bob Dalton bought them all and all but one guy died wearing them. I know they were a huge distributor but ten with no variation seems strange. Here's another article, Primer, about there being ten of these.
    Dressed to Kill: The Guns Used by the Daltons at Coffeyville
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    I held that 41 Caliber Reid Knuckle duster. At the price it sold for it must be one of only a handful in that caliber in existance.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wyatt Burp View Post
    I find it bizarre that Simmons Hardware ordered ten IDENTICAL Colts like the one sold here. But apparently that's what happened and Bob Dalton bought them all and all but one guy died wearing them. I know they were a huge distributor but ten with no variation seems strange. Here's another article, Primer, about there being ten of these.
    Dressed to Kill: The Guns Used by the Daltons at Coffeyville
    I think I read in the auction book that they believe that one guy ordered the guns on behalf of the Dalton gang.


 

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