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      Sale 2325 | Lot 59
      Price Realized: $5,500With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2325 Lot 59

        Wooden Bertillon drawer with 46 catalogued mugshots on cards, all but 3 are women, each offender labeled as a shoplifter, and primarily located in Baltimore, Maryland and Washington D.C. (as well as a couple from New York City). Silver prints, each approximately 2 3/4x4 3/4 inches (7x12.1 cm.), cornered into cards with a typed caption inserted into the plastic edge including a combination of the crime, the offender's name, age, the location, physical characteristics, and/or a date (and occasionally a case number). Victor drawer, measuring 18 1/2x10 inches (47x25.4 cm.), the cards hinged and resting flat; with a label on the front "Shoplifters." 1936-1947

        Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

        From the Collection of Mark Michaelson.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,500