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    Tacked Winchester Model 66 Saddle Ring Carbine from Blackfeet Chief Curley Bear
    1871
    Length 38 1/2 in.

    This gun bears the serial number 76622 and was manufactured in 1871. The stock is decorated with brass and copper tacks including a horse track motif. This model is commonly known as a "Yellow Boy". This gun was originally collected from Curley Bear, a Blackfeet Indian, leader of the Siksika Blackfeet Indians.

    Provenance
    Sherwood's Spirit of America, Santa Fe, New Mexico.





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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    29th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 31
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