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Lot #296
Melvin Purvis

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FBI agent and archetypical “G-Man” (1903–1960) responsible for the capture of John Dillinger, “Pretty Boy” Floyd, “Baby Face” Nelson, and other notorious baddies. Bank check, 8.25 x 3, filled out and signed by Purvis, “Melvin H. Purvis,” payable to Cash for $50.00, March 25, 1940. In fine condition, with vertical cancellation holes affecting small portion of signature. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #337 - Ended September 17, 2008