2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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Broadside, Wanted Poster, "WANTED FOR MURDER", 5-1/2" x 11", with mugs, Contemporary processing stamps from the Toledo Police Department, very faint staining, light original horizontal folds. Very good. A fascinating wanted poster for a thirty-year- old African-American man named "John Sefears, alias John Leworth, alias Joseph Brown, alias 'Poor Boy.'".The charge, "On November 6, 1931, he shot and killed one George Harris, colored , during an argument in a saloon." Sefears is described as a short, small man from Detroit by way of Raleigh, North Carolina, with a forearm tattoo and a scarred face. The poster was issued by the Chief of Police, Perry D. Knapp.
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The Black Man Is Wanted For Murder

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Minimum Bid: $170.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $221.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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