Wrongful letter written by Bonnie and Clyde and a gun broke into a $ 185,000 auction

A hair-raising letter, a gold watch, and a shotgun from infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde were purchased at auction for $ 185,000.

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The fascinating artifacts emerged as part of a Boston sale involving the American criminal couple who robbed US banks during the Great Depression.

The best-selling item was a gold wrist watch recovered from Clyde's body after he was fatally shot by the police in May 1934 and fetched $ 112,000 and a pump gun that he left behind in a shooting where two police officers were killed for $ 68,000.

The archive, which is also a poster & # 39; Wanted & # 39; from the police. The fascinating artifacts arose as part of a Boston sale involving the American criminal couple who robbed US banks

The archive, which is also a poster & # 39; Wanted & # 39; from the police. The fascinating artifacts arose as part of a Boston sale involving the American criminal couple who robbed US banks

The best-selling item was a gold wrist watch that was recovered from Clyde's body after he was fatally shot by the police in May 1934 and raised $ 112,000

The best-selling item was a gold wrist watch that was recovered from Clyde's body after he was fatally shot by the police in May 1934 and raised $ 112,000

The best-selling item was a gold wrist watch that was recovered from Clyde's body after he was fatally shot by the police in May 1934 and raised $ 112,000

A pump gun he left behind at the scene of a shooting where two policemen were killed sold for $ 68,000
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A pump gun he left behind at the scene of a shooting where two policemen were killed sold for $ 68,000

A pump gun he left behind at the scene of a shooting where two policemen were killed sold for $ 68,000

A letter that Bonnie and Clyde wrote to a & # 39; coward & # 39; gang member who gave himself also sold for around $ 25,000.

The archive, which also contained a & # 39; Wanted & # 39; police poster for Bonnie and Clyde, was sold at RR Auction in Boston.

Other items were the torch of the gang recovered from the shooting in Joplin Missouri and a bullet-proof vest from the Ford V8 Deluxe & death car & # 39; van Clyde from 1934.

A letter that Bonnie and Clyde wrote to a & # 39; coward & # 39; gang member, who gave himself, also sold for nearly $ 25,000

A letter that Bonnie and Clyde wrote to a & # 39; coward & # 39; gang member, who gave himself, also sold for nearly $ 25,000

A letter that Bonnie and Clyde wrote to a & # 39; coward & # 39; gang member, who gave himself, also sold for nearly $ 25,000

The fascinating remains emerged as part of a Boston sale involving the American criminal couple who robbed US banks during the Great Depression
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The fascinating remains emerged as part of a Boston sale involving the American criminal couple who robbed US banks during the Great Depression

The fascinating remains emerged as part of a Boston sale involving the American criminal couple who robbed US banks during the Great Depression

In the letter, Clyde Barrow was furious with Raymond Hamilton in jail for letting himself be caught by the police instead of leaving with bullets.

The fugitive told him that he would have killed him himself if he had been free.

Although Hamilton was confronted with a death sentence, Clyde wrote to him in prison: & # 39; because you did not resist, sympathy is lacking. All I can do is hope you get the & # 39; chair & # 39; fog. & # 39;

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And he predicted his own death a few weeks later and added: & I know they will get me someday, but it will not be without resistance. & # 39;

The letter to Hamilton was written in Bonnie & # 39; s hand in April 1934 but signed by Clyde.

A letter that Bonnie and Clyde wrote to a & # 39; coward & # 39; gang member, who gave himself, also sold for nearly $ 25,000

A letter that Bonnie and Clyde wrote to a & # 39; coward & # 39; gang member, who gave himself, also sold for nearly $ 25,000

A letter that Bonnie and Clyde wrote to a & # 39; coward & # 39; gang member, who gave himself, also sold for nearly $ 25,000

A letter that Bonnie and Clyde wrote to a & # 39; coward & # 39; gang member, who gave himself, also sold for nearly $ 25,000

In the letter, Clyde Barrow was furious with Raymond Hamilton in jail for letting himself be caught by the police instead of going out in a bullet shower

The torch of the gang recovered from the shooting in Joplin Missouri. Fascinating and moving archive of America & # 39; s most notorious gangster pair appears at an auction
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The torch of the gang recovered from the shooting in Joplin Missouri. Fascinating and moving archive of America & # 39; s most notorious gangster pair appears at an auction

The torch of the gang recovered from the shooting in Joplin Missouri. Fascinating and moving archive of America & # 39; s most notorious gangster pair appears at an auction

Bulletproof vest recovered from Clyde Barrow & # 39; s 1934 Ford V8 Deluxe & # 39; death car & # 39; from Charles W. Stanley

Bulletproof vest recovered from Clyde Barrow & # 39; s 1934 Ford V8 Deluxe & # 39; death car & # 39; from Charles W. Stanley

Bulletproof vest recovered from Clyde Barrow & # 39; s 1934 Ford V8 Deluxe & # 39; death car & # 39; from Charles W. Stanley

Hamilton had recently separated from the Barrow Gang of the couple and was caught by the police after a bank robbery in Texas.

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In the correspondence, Clyde Hamilton mentioned a & # 39; rat & # 39; and a & # 39; boastful punk & # 39 ;, which had shrunk in the floor during a firefight & # 39; afraid of taking a shot & # 39 ;.

Clyde stated: & # 39; You wanted & # 39; big shot & # 39; You only carried your weapons around to & # 39; show off & # 39 ;.

The cardigan with a bullet hole

The cardigan with a bullet hole

The cardigan with a bullet hole

& # 39; When we found the way & # 39; blocked us on the Ozarks and you too & # 39; yellow & # 39; was to fight. You shrunk in the floor, afraid of being shot.

& # 39; I hope this will serve to let you know that you can never expect the least of sympathy or help from me. So long. & # 39;

Bobby Livingston, executive vice president of RR Auction, said: & # 39; In addition to the timeless love story of Bonnie and Clyde, the Barrow gang was known for their enormous firepower that could fire any local sheriff that happened to them.

& # 39; The archive is an extremely important piece in the history of Bonnie and Clyde, and would always do well at an auction. & # 39;

Clyde called Hamilton a & # 39; rat & # 39; and a & # 39; boastful punk & # 39 ;, who had dived into the floor during a firefight & # 39; afraid of taking a shot & # 39;

Clyde called Hamilton a & # 39; rat & # 39; and a & # 39; boastful punk & # 39 ;, who had dived into the floor during a firefight & # 39; afraid of taking a shot & # 39;

Clyde called Hamilton a & # 39; rat & # 39; and a & # 39; boastful punk & # 39 ;, who had dived into the floor during a firefight & # 39; afraid of taking a shot & # 39;

The golden Bulova watch recovered from the body of Clyde Barrow after their last shoot-out in Louisiana in 1934
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The golden Bulova watch recovered from the body of Clyde Barrow after their last shoot-out in Louisiana in 1934

The golden Bulova watch recovered from the body of Clyde Barrow after their last shoot-out in Louisiana in 1934

Bonnie and Clyde in 1933. Hamilton had recently separated from the couple's Barrow Walk and was caught by the police after a bank robbery in Texas

Bonnie and Clyde in 1933. Hamilton had recently separated from the couple's Barrow Walk and was caught by the police after a bank robbery in Texas

Bonnie and Clyde in 1933. Hamilton had recently separated from the couple's Barrow Walk and was caught by the police after a bank robbery in Texas

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