The Rock & Roll Pop Culture Sports Auction August 2021
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An early “Pioneer Historical Society” rendition of the historical original broadside issued by the War Department on April 20, 1865 announcing a $100,000 REWARD! For the murderer of our late beloved President, Abraham Lincoln. The poster also announces additional rewards for the apprehension of John H. Surratt and David C. Harold, the accomplices of Lincoln’s assassin John Wilkes Booth. It is reported that several different examples of this broadside were printed in Washington D.C. to publicize this reward. Authentic examples of this rare poster which in its’ original form included silver gelatin prints of these wanted individuals attached above the War Department announcement have sold in excess of $200,000 and even those surviving without the attached photos realizing prices in excess of $75,000. This an opportunity to acquire an accurate, vintage rendition; framed for an historic display. Good condition. 8 X 13. Framed 17 X 21. Comes with a Gotta Have Rock and Roll Certificate of Authenticity.
Lincoln Assassin John Wilkes Booth U.S. War Department $100,000 Reward Broadside
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Minimum Bid: $100
Final Bid: $722
Estimate: $250 - $500
Number of Bids: 14
Auction closed on Saturday, August 21, 2021.
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