Original 1904 Wanted Poster with a photo and facsimile handwriting sample. Judaica.

Original 1904 Wanted Poster with a photo and facsimile handwriting sample

San Francisco: Pinkerton National Detective Agency, 1904.

10.5 x 8.75 inches, issued by the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, San Francisco, California, announcing a $250 Reward for the arrest of Abe G. Schwartz, charged with the crime of Embezzlement, described as a 27-year-old bookkeeper, with "Pronounced Jewish features." He's a "quick nervous walker" who "usually smokes cigars." Also, he is an "inveterate gambler" who "will probably frequent pool rooms, race tracks and poker games." Further details note that Mr. Schwartz has a dark complexion and a prominent nose. "If located, arrest and notify by wire the nearest of the above listed offices." *Pinkerton Regional Wanted Posters are particularly scarce as private persons would often put up the reward money offered by the Agency. The Pinkertons, in turn, would then function as Bounty Hunters. Good condition with the usual folds, slight fraying at the margins, an unevenly trimmed bottom edge, and light toning.

Binding: Unbound
Language: English

Price: $200.00

Item #273940

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