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Lot # 456: 1934 John Dillinger, "Captured in Crown Point Jail" Iconic Photo Posing with Jailers

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 6 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "January Collectors Auction 2019",
which ran from 12/30/2018 12:00 PM to
1/12/2019 8:00 PM

Rare 1934 photograph of John Dillinger posed at the Crown Point jail, taking time for a photo with Prosecuting Attorney Robert Estill. At the time Dillinger was facing certain death and it is no wonder he tried such a daring rescue that ended up actually working and leading to one of the most famous moments in American crime! Dillinger would use a wooden gun painted black to get the real guns and keys from the jails guard and get away to the astonishment of the American public, making him both a cultural icon and villain at the same time. One of the most iconic and breathtaking images in American "Crime and Punishment" . This photo is a restrike from the 1950's-1960's and it grades a perfect 10/10!

Size: 5x7
Designation: Vintage 3
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 10/10

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