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Here are just a few of the thousands of news articles regarding the sale of the Billy the Kid tintype.

Billy the Kid portrait fetches $2.3m at Denver auction
The only known authenticated portrait of the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid has sold for $2.3m (£1.4m) at auction in Denver, in the US state of Colorado.
BBC - 26 June 2011
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Rare Billy the Kid photograph sold for $2.3 million
DENVER (Reuters) - The only authenticated photograph of infamous Wild West gunslinger Billy the Kid was auctioned off to Florida billionaire William Koch for $2.3 million on Saturday night.
By Keith Coffman
Reuters | DENVER | Sun Jun 26, 2011 10:47am EDT
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Last Remaining 'Billy the Kid' Photograph Auctions for $2.3 Million
By: Zachary Cohen
Time Magazine
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Billy the Kid portrait sells for $2.3 million
One-of-a-kind portrait of Billy the Kid was expected to fetch $300,000 to $400,000 at auction. Billy the Kid photo image had been owned by the same family for generations.
By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press
Christian Science Monitor | June 26, 2011
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Billy the Kid photograph fetches $2.3 million at auction
A 130-year-old photo, billed as the only authenticated picture of legendary outlaw Billy the Kid, sold for $2.3 million at a Denver auction Saturday night.
By Leslie Tripp, CNN | June 26, 2011
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Rare Billy the Kid photo fetches $2.3 million
DENVER, Colorado (AFP) – Notorious Wild West gunslinger Billy the Kid paid 25 cents to have his photograph taken outside a New Mexico saloon in late 1880 or early 1881. On Saturday, that faded picture sold for $2.3 million.
Yahoo News | AFP | Sun Jun 26, 1:53 am ET
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Billy The Kid Tintype, Famous Portrait Of The Iconic Outlaw, Up For Auction In Denver
DENVER -- The iconic portrait of Billy the Kid that led to the mistaken belief that the outlaw was a southpaw is going up for sale this weekend.
Huffington Post | AP | 06/24/11 | 08:22 PM ET
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Billy the Kid Is Coming to Denver at The Lebel Old West Show and Auction
The Fencepost - June 6, 2011
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'The Kid' tintype headed to auction block
'Holy grail of photography' could fetch $300K in Denver
The Santa Fe New Mexican - February 8, 2011
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Sole authenticated Billy the Kid tintype to be sold at auction
Antique Trader - March 15, 2011
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True West Magazine, Cover Story - June, 2011
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Video of Brian Lebel's Billy the Kid Ferrotype
True West Video Blog - February 21, 2011
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Making History
By Melissa McCracken
Ranch & Reata Magazine, June/July 2011
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Western American Indian Art
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Big News in the Western Art and Antiquities Market
News-Antique.com
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True West Magazine
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by Rosemary McKittrick
Live Auction Talk
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The Old West: It's A Gold Rush
Business Week
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Collectible Poster Art
by William Reynolds
Western Horseman
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Riding into the Future in a Yellow Convertible
by Melissa McCracken
The Cowboy Way, Spring 2010
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