Dillinger 'death mask' sells for $3,000

Dillinger 'death mask' sells for $3,000

CHICAGO, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A Chicago businessman was the $3,000 high bidder for a mold of John Dillinger's face made after the notorious gangster's death.

Dillinger 'death mask' up for auction

CHICAGO, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A Chicago auctioneer said items at an upcoming sale include a cast of outlaw John Dillinger's face made after his death.

Doubt cast on Elvis embalming items

MEMPHIS, July 22 (UPI) -- A Memphis funeral director said he is skeptical about the authenticity of items in a Chicago auction purported to be used in Elvis Presley's embalming.

Dillinger, Capone memorabilia in auction

CHICAGO, March 1 (UPI) -- A Chicago auctioneer said it is selling off John Dillinger and Al Capone memorabilia that once belonged to a famous local collector.
Elvis' clothes, hair sold at auction

Elvis' clothes, hair sold at auction

CHICAGO, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Items sold at an Elvis Presley memorabilia auction in Chicago include shirts, dolls, photos, scarves and a lock of the King's hair, the auctioneers said.

Experts: Obama autograph still affordable

CHICAGO, July 20 (UPI) -- Likely Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's autograph is considered a modest catch, collectors in Chicago say.

Helmsley goods offer personal glimpse

CHICAGO, March 9 (UPI) -- The personal belongings of the Queen of Mean, the late real estate mogul Leona Helmsley, are to go up for auction in Chicago.

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Shock jock auctions memorabilia

CHICAGO, June 11 (UPI) -- Radio shock jock Erich "Mancow" Muller auctioned over 350 pieces of music and movie memorabilia in Chicago, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

Newsman Drury to auction off toys

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Former Chicago news anchor John Drury, who has Lou Gehrig's disease, is auctioning off his huge toy collection to raise money for brain research.

Winfrey clothes to be auctioned

CHICAGO, June 14 (UPI) -- Fans of Chicago-based TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey have an opportunity to own one of her Chanel suits and a Gianfranco Ferre outfit.