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  • Abraham Lincoln assassin wanted poster valued at $30,000
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    Paul Fraser
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Abraham Lincoln assassin wanted poster valued at $30,000

A wanted poster announcing a reward for the capture of Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, is cross the block at Swann Auction Galleries in New York.

Lincoln Wanted poster
The poster features descriptions of the assassin and two accomplices  

It could make $20,000-30,000 in the February 4 sale.

The lot is a second printing of the poster and offers a $100,000 reward for the capture of those responsible, including Booth, who pulled the trigger.

Another second printing sold for $40,000 at Christie's in 2009.

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  • Post author
    Paul Fraser
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