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    Six Assorted Wanted Posters. An interesting "Rogue's Gallery" of 8.5" x 11" wanted posters from the early 20th century. Includes a 1905 Colorado Springs poster offering $2,000 for the arrest of murderer Milton Andrews (mounted to another sheet, abrasions, tears and loss), a 1912 poster offering $100 reward for the arrest of Hans Anderson Hansen who "absconded with funds of the American Express Company" (minor loss at bottom), a 1916 San Francisco poster seeking the arrest of Louis Arzac "on the Charge of Rape and Contributing to the Delinquency of Two Minors", a 1912 poster seeking the apprehension of George Powers for Highway Robbery ("He frequents houses of ill-fame, saloons and gambling joints"), a 1904 poster offering $100 reward for the arrest of Dr. F. N. Staples who supposedly poisoned his wife and ran off with his mistress (mounted to sheet with some internal tears) and a 1909 poster offering $50 reward for the arrest of Percy Freeman Bancroft, accused of "Theft From Intercolonial Railway of Canada" (loss at top with discoloration on two sides).

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    14th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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