What gun did Wyatt Earp carry?

What gun did Wyatt Earp carry?

Colt Single Action Army revolver
The Colt Buntline Special was a long-barreled variant of the Colt Single Action Army revolver, which Stuart N. Lake described in his best-selling but largely fictionalized 1931 biography, Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal….

Colt Buntline
Produced 1957–1992
Barrel length 12 inches (30 cm)
Cartridge .45 Colt

What happened to Wyatt Earp guns?

45-caliber revolver that descendants of Earp say was carried during his time in Tombstone, Ariz., and possibly used in the shootout at the O.K. Corral. It sold to a New Mexico phone bidder for $225,000, far exceeding the pre-auction estimated high value of $150,000. The audience hooted and hollered appreciatively.

What did Wyatt Earp do in Alaska?

Earp and his wife were among the tens of thousands of people who came to Alaska and the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush, but after an abortive attempt to reach the Klondike via the Yukon River, Earp focused instead on mining the miners. He opened a high-end saloon in Nome and operated it with partner Charles Hoxie.

Did Wyatt Earp find any gold in Alaska?

Many hardy gunslingers and prospectors who made Tombstone a household word in the late 1800s, landed in Alaska and the Yukon after the demise of the Arizona city. One of the most famous was Wyatt Earp. Earp arrived in the north during the height of the Alaska gold rush in Nome. But he didn’t go there to mine for gold.

What pistol did Doc Holliday carry?

Navy Colt revolver
The only revolver I know of that can be absolutely documented as having belonged to Doc is a cap-and-ball Model 1851 Navy Colt revolver with a standard 7½-inch barrel, Serial No. 198418, with its original holster. Doc’s uncle Dr. John Stiles Holliday gave his nephew this Navy Colt after the Civil War.

Who was the fastest gun?

Bob Munden
Bob Munden was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as “The Fastest Man with a Gun Who Ever Lived”. One journalist reckoned that if Munden had been at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, on October 26, 1881, the gunfight would have been over in 5 to 10 seconds. He could whip out his Colt .

What guns did Doc Holliday use?

Doc’s weapon of choice was a . 38 caliber, nickel-plated, pearl-handled, double-action (self-cocker) 1877 Colt Lightning. He also carried a knife, some say a bowie.