The small western town attracted international attention before selling them and has an area of more than ten acres and includes a shop and petrol station, a house and is located in southeast Wyoming between Laramie and Cheney.
And go without Sammons and his wife Terry of the Los Angeles area to Buford in 1980.In 1992, six years after the death of Terry Sammons bought the town.
Sammons and decided to put Buford at an auction - and called the town on behalf of Union Army General John Buford - to move to Colorado to live near his teenage son.
Sammons said told Reuters in an interview on Wednesday: "My family left. Achieve our goal of moving to the here and now I want to explore other adventures "
In the absence of knowledge of the identity of the buyer it is not clear whether any residents of Buford picks, after the departure of Sammons.
He said an executive from Oklahoma's auction house, speaking before the sale, which was broadcast on the Internet that the company has not seen such a noise in Buford.
Said Amy Bates, chief executive of marketing firm Williams, Williams Land "auctions always attract a lot of attention but struck by the extent of interest (Buford) all over the world ... it's desolate west in the United States."
Officials said the auction had been recording people from 110 countries all over the world to watch the auction on the internet, but was not immediately clear how many of them made presentations