Lot 330: Eliot Ness

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-06-29 15:04:35

Lot 330: At the age of 26, Ness (1903–1957) was chosen to head a special Prohibition squad, known as the Untouchables, which led to the downfall of Al Capone and his successor Frank Nitti, and the capture of John Dillinger. Color greeting card to an unknown recipient, measuring 6.75 x 4.25 opened, bearing a pre-printed sentiment on the right side, signed underneath in black ink, "Eliot Ness," and also signed by several others, including "'The Boss'—Ed," "The 2nd Boss—MBN," "Annabelle," and another who has written "and all your other SP friends who are not here at the moment." In fine condition, with a mounting strip to front of card and a light brush to first name of signature. Accompanied by an unsigned portrait of Ness. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453 Sunday, 17th May 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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