Handcuffs, keys, and Lake county deputy sheriff badge

Handcuffs, keys, and Lake county deputy sheriff badge from a Bruno Francis Items were provided by Janis Holley before she passed away in 1992, the daughter of Sheriff Lillian Holley. Additionally there is a: - broken light bracket, - broken piece of barbwire - wiper blade - Crowne Point Sheriff's key fob These are important historical items pertaining to the car and John Dillinger's escape on March 3rd, 1934. At one point John Dillinger and his group skidded off the road into a water field ditch, hitting a barbwire fence. 23 miles West of Crown Point and 25 miles South of Chicago. Once the car was pulled from the ditch, John Dillinger ordered garage mechanic "Saager" to install tire snow chains on the car before they could proceed. The group then proceeded West toward the town of St. Johns, and the proceeded SW along gravel roads, stopped once so the cars conspicuous red light could be twisted off the front. The Wiper blade was found on the car when discovered in Maine. The Crowne Point Sheriff's key fob was on the original set of keys for the car. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S $35 plus a 1.5% replacement cost insurance fee. Discounts given on combined lot shipping.

Provenance:The Mark Love Collection


Estimate: $500 - $1,000
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