Dec 11, 2014 - Sale 2370

Sale 2370 - Lot 173

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
St. Louis County album with mug shots and Wanted Posters, comprising 35 individual mug shots, including organized crime figure John Spica, plus miscellaneous pictures of the tools of murder and police sketches, and hundreds of Master Copies of Wanted Posters (on photographic paper). With more than 450 frontal photographs of offenders wanted by the police. Silver print diptych mughots, 3 1/2x5 inches (8.9x12.7 cm.), and Master Wanted Posters measure 10x8 inches (25.4x20.3 cm.). Thick 4to, 3-bolt masonite binding. 1962-66

Additional Details

From the Collection of John Binder.
with--Album entitled UNITRAIN Metropolitan Police Dept., St. Louis, Missouri with more than 250 frontal images (on photostatic paper) of criminals; with physical descriptions and information about numerous top organized crime figures. Oblong 4to, metallic clip binder. 1960s-80s.