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    Sale 2204 | Lot 210
    Price Realized: $40,800With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2204 Lot 210

      (CIVIL RIGHTS.) KING, MARTIN LUTHER, JR. I AM A MAN. Black and white poster on stiff cardboard, 21-1/2x14 inches; a couple of small creases; a small stain next to the printers' union slug; paper lightly and evenly toned. [Memphis, 1968]
      Estimate $8,000-12,000

      very rare. An original poster from the sanitation workers' strike that drew Martin Luther King Jr. to Memphis, Tennessee the first week of April 1968. This poster and one other, "Honor King, End Racism" were carried by the sanitation workers. Later that week, as King walked out onto the terrace at his motel, he was cut down by a shot purportedly fired by James Earl Ray.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $40,800