The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

$7,500 punch : Arthur Jurs

Geissler Realty Company collector Arthur Jurs shows a bandaged left thumb to currency exchange manager Stanley Kunhs. The two were carrying $7,500 in cash and negotiable bonds when two men attempted a street robbery. Jurs thwarted the attempt by hitting a robber on the jaw. The two would-be thieves fled.


8.5 x 5 cm

Tribune Company


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