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Lot #35
John Dillinger

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Estimate: $500+
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Original 7.5 x 7.75 wanted poster for John Dillinger, issued on March 12, 1934, by the US Department of Justice for a violation of the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act. Poster features Dillinger’s fingerprints and mugshots, and lists a physical description, his alias “Frank Sullivan,” and his criminal history, including arrests for assault, bank robbery, and murder. The bottom states that Dillinger is wanted for “feloniously and knowingly transporting Ford V-8 four door sedan…from Crown Point, Indiana to Chicago, Illinois.” Handsomely double-matted and framed to an overall size of 13.75 x 14. In fine condition, with light staining to a couple of blank areas.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021