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Utah cowboy explains 'the top 1 percent love what we do'

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Utah cowboy explains 'the top 1 percent love what we do'

By Lee Benson, Deseret News | Posted - Mar. 13, 2017 at 2:03 p.m.

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PARK CITY — There ain’t much about the Burns Cowboy Shop on Main Street that screams Old West. Not when belt buckles can go for a grand, boots for three grand and hat bands for five grand. The other day a saddle went out the door for 50 grand.

An unsuspecting customer walked in recently, looked around, and brought a belt to the counter.

The clerk rang up the purchase: $4,995.

“Wait, what?” said the customer, “I thought it was $49.95.”

He had failed to notice the comma.

“Happens all the time,” says Danna Burns with a sympathetic smile. Better than anyone, she knows the Burns Cowboy Shop was never intended to be for everyone.

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