1864 Buffalo Bill rifle hits the mark for $18,125 at Holabird’s auction of the J.M. Davis collection

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1864 Buffalo Bill rifle hits the mark for $18,125 at Holabird's auction of the J.M. Davis collection

CLAREMORE, Okla. – An 1864 J.M. Stevens & Co. presentation rifle engraved “from Buffalo Bill to Night-Hawk & Broncho Bill” scored a bull’s-eye for $18,125, and a pre-1845 S. Hawken Kentucky half-stock walnut rifle rang out for $15,000 in an auction held July 26-28 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, at the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum in Claremore. 1864 J.M. Stevens & Co. presentation rifle engraved “from Buffalo Bill to Night-Hawk & Broncho Bill” and one of J.M. Davis’s prized possessions ($18,125).Holabird Western Americana Collections About 2,400 antique firearms from the private collection of J.M. Davis – part of