Dalton Gang rifle to cross the auction block

Bill Dalton's 1876 Winchester 45-60 Ser # 23082 Lot 150 May 5th, 2013

Bill Dalton’s 1876 Winchester 45-60 Ser # 23082 Lot 150 May 5, 2013. Estimate: $75,000 – $150,000

A historic Dalton Gang 1876 Winchester Rifle will be sold May 5 at California Auctioneers in Ventura, Calif. This historic firearm was confiscated from Bill Dalton by Sheriff E. W. Kay when Kay arrested him after the Ceres Train robbery attempt in Tulare County, Calif., 1891.

The chain of custody passed from Sheriff Kay to California historian and author of the Dalton Gang Days, Frank S. Latta, to the current owner. This one of a kind firearm is a true Wild West relic and a part of California history.

The auction is titled East meets West and includes collections of fine Asian objects,  antique firearms such as Colt 1873 SAA Pinch frame SN #154, Native American, Western, African, Ethnographic, American Collectables, Antique furniture, Jewelry and more…

The auction will be live in house and broadcast live online. For more information, contact 805-649-2686 or visit www.calauctioneers.com.

Rare Transitional Colt SAA 1873 Pinched Frame #154. Estimate: $250,000 - $350,000.

Rare Transitional Colt SAA 1873 Pinched Frame #154. Estimate: $250,000 – $350,000.

 

 

 

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