Lady Legend Annie Oakley's Gun Is Worth Way More Than $143K
Annie Oakley! She was the first woman Buffalo Bill hired for his Wild West show and was a trailblazer who challenged stereotypes about women of the time. Not only could she out-shoot men, she was out-earning most of them. Oakley also used her celebrity to campaign for a woman's right to paid employment and equal pay.
Annie Oakley (Phoebe Ann Mosey 8/13/1860 – 11/3/31926) was an American sharpshooter & exhibition shooter. Oakley starred in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, the first American female superstar. Using a .22 caliber rifle, at 90 ft Oakley reputedly could split a playing card edge-on & put 5 or 6 more holes in it before it touched the ground.
*ANNIE OAKLEY - born Phoebe Ann Moses in Ohio in 1860. Sharpshooter, 1st American female superstar. More info, worth the read at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Oakley & Wild West Show Info http://www.annieoakleyfestival.com/about-annie-oakley.aspx