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Lot # 800: 1944 "Criminal Shot on the New York Streets", Crime Spikes in the Big Apple

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 3 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Winter Collectors Auction 2022",
which ran from 12/27/2021 4:00 PM to
1/15/2022 8:00 PM



1944 Dramatic photograph of a criminal who had tried to pawn a stolen camera and then shot at police officers as he lay on the street, shot himself, and trying apply pressure to his wound. A telling image that is representative of the crime spike in the Big Apple, this is a dramatic image that is rare for the time period. Issued by Acme and stamped on the back with a full paper caption as well. Condition and quality is nearly perfect.

Size: 7x9
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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