In 1950, a man dressed in Victorian fashion appeared in Times Square in New York. According to the witnesses, he seemed a bit confused. No one paid more attention until, a few minutes later, he crossed the avenue and was hit by a car.(The Strange Case of Rudolph Fentz)
The officers who raised the body checked their things to identify it, but what they found seemed to make no sense: a small metal token, valid for a beer, where the name of a hall appeared that nobody, not even the most Old men of the city (who were asked, knew, a receipt for the care of a horse and the washing of a carriage in a barn on Lexington Avenue that did not appear in any address book, certified for about $ 70 in beads Business cards with the name Rudolph Fentz and an address on Fifth Avenue and a letter sent to his address in June 1876 from Philadelphia.(The Strange Case of Rudolph Fentz)
Most intriguing was that, despite their antiquity, none of the objects showed signs of deterioration.Intrigued, Police Captain Hubert Rihm decided to carry out an investigation to untangle the case.