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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: A cocktail shaker given to Al Capone inscribed with the message 'To A Regular Guy from the Boys 1932' is displayed at Sotheby's on February 27, 2014 in London, England. Sotheby's '1000 Ways of Seeing' highlights the private collection of Stanley J Seeger who devoted much of his life to collecting a vast array of special objects. More than 1000 works will be auctioned from the collection on March 5th and 6th 2014 in London. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Al Capone’s Belongings Auctioned For $3 Million

How much would you pay for Al Capone’s belt buckle?  A collection of items belonging to the infamous gangster just sold for over $3 million. The auction was held over the weekend in California, with over 175 of Capone’s belongings put up for auction by his family. Some of the items sold include Capone’s ‘favorite gun’, a 1911 Colt .45 pistol that went for a whopping $860,000.   A bear-shaped humidor sold for $120,000, and a gold-and-platinum belt buckle for $22,500. Other items included family photos, letters, home movies, and jewelry.

Here’s a last look at Al Capone’s house in Miami before it gets torn down:


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