Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 146

Price Realized: $ 660
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(BLACK PANTHERS.) HAMPTON, FRED. If we worry about what's going to happen to us, we couldn't accomplish anything . . . the more they try to come down on us, the more we'll expose them for what they are . . . PIGS. Poster, 17 1/2x23 inches; pinholes an corners, not affecting image. Berkeley, circa 1970

Additional Details

Stark Panther poster with an image of Fred Hampton, who was shot dead along with Mark Clark in an early morning raid on a Panther headquarters. The police claimed the men had fired first. An eye-witness testified that Hampton, wounded in the shoulder, had then been shot point-blank in the head.