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
We've probably all heard stories about the notorious Old West gunfighter Henry McCarty, better known as Billy the Kid. According to some accounts, Henry Mc
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I don't know who is in this photo, but there is no provenance connecting it to Billy the Kid.
The only known photograph in existence of Billy the Kid is the one above. (The tin-type recently sold for more than $2 million; any other purported photo of the Kid is a look-a-like fake). It is in fact a reverse image - the Kid was holding his rifle with his left hand when photographed.
Charlie Bowdre was a regulator in the Lincoln County merchant wars along with Billy the Kid
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