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BUTCH CASSIDY COWBOY RETRO VINTAGE BRONZE POCKET WATCH!!! - $49 (Bozeman)

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condition: new
make / manufacturer: COWBOY POCKET WATCH!!!
model name / number: BUTCH CASSIDY
size / dimensions: STANDARD SIZE
AIN'T NO COWBOY WITHOUT A POCKET WATCH!!!

THE "BUTCH CASSIDY" COWBOY RETRO VINTAGE BRONZE POCKET WATCH!!!

SPECS:
Premium Quality.
Movement: Quartz
Diameter: About 3.9cm
Thickness: About 1.5cm
Total Length of Chain: About 80cm


THE STORY BEHIND THE WATCH (August 13, 1896).......

“The Bank of Montpelier Robbery”

Montpelier had the first bank in southeastern Idaho. G.C. Gray established the Bank of Montpelier in 1891. It was chartered No. 1 of all Idaho banks when that step became necessary. . . . .According to Matt Warner in his biography, Cassidy robbed the Montpelier bank in an effort to get money to bail Warner out of jail. That has never been proven, but for a certainty Cassidy, Elza Lay and Bob Meeks robbed the bank, August 13, 1896. . . . .After a casual drink or two, they reached the bank just before closing time and tied up their horses at the hitching rack across the street from the bank. Cashier G.C. Gray had seen the men ride up, but paid little attention. He was standing on the steps of the bank talking with a friend, Ed Hoover. Cassidy and Lay left Meeks to tend the horses as they stepped across the street and ushered the surprised banker and his friend into the bank. There they forced the pay teller, A.N. Mackintosh and a girl stenographer up against the wall. Lay leaned across the writing desk and trained guns on the personnel while Cassidy quickly moved around scooping the money into a gunny sac. Mackintosh, with his face to the wall, was still able to look out of the window where he noticed the third man, Meeks, standing by the horses. He made an accurate mental note of the man just before he was struck across the face by Lay in an attempt to get him to tell where other moneys were located. It was his description that later resulted in the arrest and conviction of Meeks. . . . .Cassidy left the bank first with the money. He walked nonchalantly across the street, got on his horse and rode slowly away. Meeks moved across the street with the remaining horses and left Lay’s horse standing in front of the bank as he rode away. Finally Lay left the bank in haste. As soon as Lay cleared the bank, pandemonium erupted as the alarm spread. Deputy Fred Cruikshank, first on a bicycle and then on his horse gave chase along with Attorney Bagley. Minutes later, Sheriff Jefferson Davis and a posse took up the chase. . . . .For a week the posse followed but gave up the chase near Snyder Basin. No one really knows what happened to the money or for that matter exactly where the men went. After his arrest later, Meeks swore that he never got a penny of the loot. . . . . Meeks was the only one ever arrested. Cassidy and Lay were never brought to trial. . . . .Mackintosh. . . . . stated: The 13th was the cause of it all. He noted it was the 13th day of the month; it occurred after the 13th deposit had been made that day at a sum of $13.00 and occurred at 13 minutes after the hour of 3:00 p.m.


Hear the Call of Wild West!

Because a pocket watch doesn’t just tell you what time it is.
It tells you what time it was …

WHAT'S IN YOUR POCKET???

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