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Whitey Bulger Hand Written Signed Letter Prison Cellmate JSA COA Autograph Mob

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Inscriptagraphs Memorabilia, Sports Memorabilia, Las Vegas, NV

Mafia Collectors, this item is your calling! Check out this handwritten and signed letter by mafia boss James "Whitey" Bulger! This letter was penned by Bulger while in federal prison at USP Tucson, AZ. We acquired a collection of handwritten letters on photos by Bulger's cellmate while in Tucson. Please see the attached photo in this listing of a letter directly from his cellmate explaining his time with Whitey "locked up" together and see the photo of the two of them together while in prison. We have redacted his information but if you purchase this item, you will receive a full copy of his letter, unredacted.  

These letters were written back in 2014 and in each letter it displays a photo of something or someone that either Whitey knew or something related to moments of his time in Alcatraz or Alcatraz history or topics related to crime and the mafia. On the other side of each photo is where he penned in his own hand about the subject on the other side of the photo and his take on that subject. Many of the photos he signed with his full name and his Alcatraz inmate number (1428 AZ) or different inmate ID numbers he had over the years in different prison systems during his lifetime. Many of the letters we received are subjects that include: Al Capone, Richard Tuffle who wrote the screenplay for Escape from Alcatraz, Robert Stroud aka "The Birdman", Clarence Carnes & "Battle of Alcatraz", Kawakita Tomoya from Kawakita v. United States Supreme Court case and Whitey's very first prison mug shot. 

This specific listing is for a "Whitey & his cellmate" letter. Whitey is writing a letter to his cellmate's father telling him that his son is being a good boy in prison. He adds some humor to the letter, calling prison the Barbed Wire Hotel and Sunday School as well as making fun of his Alcatraz prisoner ID number is his favorite number. This is a cool item to have as his cellmate also provided us a letter that comes with this item about his time with Whitey "locked up". Letter measures approximately 4' x 6" in size.

Please note that his handwriting at times is very hard to read, so we have done our best to translate the wording for you but please know we could be off a word or few in the translated plain text. We do not guarantee the wording is correct and if you purchase this item, you have been made aware of this in advance.

Dated: Feb 2014
Hello Tim from son Rob and his cellmate Jim Whitey Bulger 1428 AZ from South Boston – now residing here at Tucson Arizona “Barbed Wire Motel” As prisoners go I call the place “Sunday School”
Your son uses his time wisely, lots of physical exercise and reading – form of mental gymnastics. Making the best of a bad situation. I like the expression.
A wise man learns from the mistakes of others - a fool by his own mistakes - good for convicts to think about nights when sleeping is not easy!
I was the fool in some ways and now have a lifetime (or two) to think about it.
Best of luck to all in the future and hope Rob is home sooner than later!
James Whitey Bulger 1428AZ
My lucky no. (number)

This autographed Whitey Bulger letter has been certified authentic by one of the most reputable and recognized authenticators in the business today, James Spence Authentication (JSA). It comes with a JSA Letter of Authenticity and also comes with a JSA numbered tamperproof authentication sticker (on the letter) that can be reviewed & verified on their website 24/7/365.

If  you have any questions feel free to reach out! If you are looking for an extremely rare one of a kind mafia memorabilia item with a great story and an even better provenance to the piece item, then this is the item for you!

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Yes! We ship items all over the world! Before placing your order, give us a call at (844) 474-4633 or email us at sales@inscriptagraphs.com for an accurate quote on shipping items outside the Continental USA. We ask you to please contact us in advance for international orders or orders outside the Continental USA 48 states so we can get you a 100% accurate quote so we don't overcharge you. Due to the complexity of the inventory sizes we maintain, we use to set our rates as 1 flat rate based on the price of your order but found this to not work for everyone so we decided we will take all orders by a case by case basis. We will work with you to try to take care of some of the shipping charges so you pay less in the long run for that special item(s)! Contact us in advance and provide us the country we would be shipping the item to as well as your zip code. We will have a response to you in a short amount of time. Please Note: all customs & duties are the responsibility of the customer.

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