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    John Dillinger's Monogrammed Handkerchief, Returned to the Family by the FBI with His Personal Effects from the Little Bohemia Lodge, Shortly after the Shootout. As with the hunting suit, the FBI was remarkably conscientious in seeing that the personal effects Dillinger left behind at the lodge upon his escape were returned to the safekeeping of the family. White cotton handkerchief, 16" square, embroidered in green silk with an elaborate diamond, inside of which is the letter "J". Inscribed by the family upon its return, just above the monogram, in script, "Johnnie/ at/ Little Bohemia". The inscription now a bit faded but excellent, as is the handkerchief. An impeccably provenanced John Dillinger personal item accompanied by a letter of detailed provenance and lineage from Frances Helen Thompson (Dillinger).

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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