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The 10 Most Outrageous Things People Bought In October

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October was another record-breaking month in the art world.

This month, buyers flocked toward historic hand guns and paintings. 

The most notable record broken this month was easily the most expensive piece of art sold by an artist who is currently living. 

Butch Cassidy's gun sold for $175,000.

Expensive Cassidy memorabilia 

A .45 caliber gun, once owned by Butch Cassidy, sold for $175,000 at auction

An anonymous bidder bought the Colt Single Action Army revolver. 

Cassidy originally purchased the gun in 1896. He turned the revolver over to authorities in Utah in 1900.



A Texan bought the guns Bonnie and Clyde were wearing when they died for $500,000.

Pricey Bonnie & Clyde memorabilia 

The guns that 1930s outlaws Bonnie and Clyde were wearing when they died sold this month for $500,000. 

An anonymous Texas collector purchased the guns. 

Bonnie Parker's Colt .38 snub-nose Detective Special revolver sold for $264,000 and Clyde Barrow's Colt Model 1911 Government Model semi-automatic .45 pistol sold for $240,000. 



Edward S. Curtis's "North American Indian" sold for $1.44 million.

A painting that exceeded expectations 

Edward S. Curtis's "North American Indian" sold this month for $1.44 million.

It sold for more than its original $1.2 million estimate at Swann Galleries. 



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