The only photo known to exist of Billy the Kid just rang up a winning bid of $2.3 million at an auction. The photo was actually a tintype and is believed to be the source of myth that Billy the Kid was left-handed, which is supported by the portrayal in the image that his pistol is worn on his right hip with the handle reversed. [click to continue…]
If you’re in the market for a new point & shoot camera (or 10 of them), then the liquidation of Vivitar UK’s stock might interest you – particularly, if you’re in the UK. King Sturge, a European property consultant, will be conducting an online auction October 14-16 as a result of the sale of the Vivitar brand to Sakar International. The auction will consist of 999 lots (many of which contain 10 new/boxed cameras) of Vivitar UK’s remaining assets.
If you’re outside the UK and want by a camera or 10 of them, consider that the cameras packed with rechargeable batteries have UK pronged chargers.