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Guns owned by Bonnie and Clyde to be auctioned


A photo of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, better known as the infamous gangster duo "Bonnie and Clyde," believed to have been taken between 1932 and 1934.



Guns owned by the ultimate ride or die duo Bonnie and Clyde will go up for auction later this year. 

After the duo died in 1934 following a police ambush, authorities recovered the revolver Bonnie had secured to an inner thigh with white medical tape and the gun Clyde had tucked into his waistband, the Associated Press reported.

Now both guns will be going up for auction in New Hampshire on Sept. 30. 

In a statement Bobby Livingston, vice president of the auction house selling Bonnie and Clyde’s possessions, said, “They were pretty famous in their moment and I think that’s lasted through time." The auction house estimates the guns, Bonnie's a Colt .38-caliber revolver, Clyde's a .45-caliber pistol, will fetch between $100,000 to $200,000. 

Along with the guns, the auction house will be auctioning off a gold pocket watch Clyde was wearing when he died, and a cosmetics case Bonnie was using to carry lipstick, Coty face powder and a powder puff as well as a letter Clyde wrote to his brother LC Barrow, according to ABC News. On the back of a photo showing a house on a platform surrounded by water. He signed it "bud."

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