1917 Print Chicago Railway Line Fortified Car Robbery - ORIGINAL HISTORIC ILW2


This is an original 1917 halftone print of a fortified automobile motor car for the Chicago Surface Railway Line, which was used in response to vehicle robberies to secure the transportation of money and payroll.


This 94+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 5 inches; 15 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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