Billionaire Businessman Bill Koch Just Paid $2.3 Million For A Photo Of Billy The Kid

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Photo: Brian Lebel’s Old West Show & Auction

Billionaire businessman Bill Koch paid $2.3 million for a rare photo of Billy the Kid at an auction in Denver this weekend, according to eXtravaganzi.Koch, who is the twin brother of David Koch, bid $2 million for the photo. A $300,000 buyer’s premium was tacked on.

The photo, shot outside a saloon in 1879 or 1880, is believed to be the only surviving authenticated picture of the infamous bandit.

The auction house initially expected the photo to sell for between $300,000 and $400,000.

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