August 28, 2021
In the annals of famous last words, Billy the Kid's retort to a reporter in Santa Fe is right up there in the ironic stratosphere.
The tintype ultimately went for $2.3 million, and it sold to Bill Koch. Did Koch buy the gun as well?
"There's no money in it."
—Billy the Kid, responding to the supposition that he is becoming as popular as Buffalo Bill, 1880