Abraham Lincoln Wanted Poster on Sale
One of the two surviving wanted posters that were issued after the murder of Abraham Lincoln, failed to sell on EBay even after bidding reached $4,150. The poster was issued in 1856 by the War Department of the United States, five days after the president was assassinated. The reward for capture of John Wilkes Booth was set at $100,000; while lesser rewards are offered for his accomplices.
Bidding for the poster started at $5, and hotted up before the end of the sale, but unfortunately failed to reach the seller’s reserve price. I guess if anyone is still interested, they could approach the seller directly. The details of the attempted sale can be found here.
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