UNION, Unwell.—Sixty years later, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 23, 1963, in Dallas, stays clouded in thriller and tangled in conspiracy theories. The property of one of many main gamers within the seek for solutions surrounding that historic day involves public sale Friday, Nov. 17, at Donley Auctions.
The property of firearm and ballistic knowledgeable, Monty Lutz, who testified earlier than the US Home of Representatives Choose Committee on Assassinations in 1978, is featured in a lone spectacular lot as a part of Donley Auctions Fall Classic Auction Nov 16-19. Lutz’s report verified the conclusion of the 1964 Warren Commission Report that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone utilizing a 6.5 mm bolt-action Carcano carbine within the Kennedy assassination.
Throughout his greater than 40-year profession, Lutz labored because the knowledgeable on many firearms-related circumstances for the army and the federal government, together with the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The auction lot includes, from the Kennedy investigation, six certain volumes of Lutz’s private notes, pictures, VHS tapes of the Home Choose Committee proceedings, supporting supplies, and a bolt motion Carcano carbine with scope (with the Queen’s seal) that was used within the 1986 film, On Trial: Lee Harvey Oswald during which Lutz performed himself. Additionally included is a picture of the nationwide newspaper picture of Lutz holding the JFK gun, and a DVD of the film On Trial: Lee Harvey Oswald which starred Lutz, Vincent Bugliosi and Gerry Spence. From the King investigation, bidders will discover two certain volumes from Lutz’s November 1978 testimony of his assassination findings and take a look at bullets fired from the Remington Mannequin 760 Gamemaster rifle that killed King.
“With the sixtieth anniversary of the Kennedy assassination upon us, that is really a as soon as in a lifetime alternative to personal a group of this magnitude,” auctioneer Randy Donley mentioned. “This assortment has solely been considered by a handful of individuals and has by no means been on the market. After Mr. Lutz’s passing final 12 months, his daughter (Vicky) approached us about dealing with the sale of her fathe’s property. She needs to see it go to a collector or establishment that appreciates its significance.
“The scale of the gathering is spectacular. Monty Lutz served within the U.S. Military Army Police and C.I.D. for 20 years and all of these gadgets are there along with the Kennedy and King gadgets. It’s fairly a treasure trove,” Donley mentioned.
Bidding on the one-lot collection on Friday, Nov. 17, is each stay in Union, Unwell., and on-line at Donley Auctions. Public sale on-line preview is obtainable now, with in-person viewing beginning Nov. 15. For extra data go to DonleyAuctions.com.