The artifact was one of the items put up for bid at an Arms & Militaria auction at Heritage Auctions in Dallas.
The notorious Depression-era bank robber used the item to bluff his way out of a Crown Point, Ind., jail on March 3, 1934, Heritage Arms and Miltaria Director Dennis Lowe said.
A $14,340 winning bid was made for a dollar bill said to have been in Dillinger's pocket when he was gunned down in ambush by FBI agents outside a Chicago theater in June 1934.
Eleven Dillinger-related items consigned by Dillinger's younger sister, Frances Helen Dillinger, were auctioned Friday. Bids for five items failed to meet her pre-auction minimum price.