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Dillinger, John (1903-1934) Wanted Poster, Division of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice, March 12, 1934.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Dillinger, John (1903-1934) Wanted Poster, Division of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice, March 12, 1934. Folded poster printed on heavy stock, with two mug shot photographs of Dillinger and his fingerprints reproduced on the inside panels; typed return address on the outer panel, and a list of FBI offices with their addresses and phone numbers, from Birmingham, Alabama to Washington, DC, listed on the other panel; toned, some marginal discoloration, 8 x 8 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Washington, DC, American people of German descent, Dillinger, English-language films, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Fingerprint, John Dillinger, Law enforcement, Learning, Mug shot, Visual arts, Wanted poster

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