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RR Autograph Auction St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Newspaper

24 Sep

RR Autograph Auctions St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Newspaper

Original front page of the evening edition of the February 14, 1929, issue of The Baltimore News, 16.5 x 20.5, with the headline screaming “7 In Chicago Rum Gang Lined Up, Shot To Death,” and a smaller headline reading “Victims Riddled by Machine Guns; Assassins Escape.” Double matted and framed to an overall size of 22 x 26. In very good condition, with small tear to right edge, central horizontal fold, and mild toning, a bit heavier to edges. Seven members of Bugs Moran’s gang were gunned down in a warehouse, supposedly on the orders of his rival, Al Capone.

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