On this day: 07-28-1973
Original Bonnie and Clyde Ford sold at auction
On April 29, 1934, Bonnie and Clyde had stolen the car that they eventually died in. In the last months of their lives, the telephone calls, to and from the home of Henry Barrow were being monitored by the Dallas Police. A log had been made of these conversations. The car was auctioned off for 175,000 at the Bay State Antique Automobile Exposition auction to Peter A Simon. The car has 160 bullet holes, blood stained seats and shattered windows. The car has since changed hands and moved all over the country. It currently resides At Terrible´s Gold Ranch Casino, along I-80 westbound side west of Verdi and Reno.