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.
Several of Al Capone's prized possessions have been auctioned for at least $3 million. The most popular item was the infamous Chicago gangster's favorite handgun. It went for $860,000. https://t.co/uzUOapA57h— The Associated Press (@AP) October 12, 2021
Here’s a last look at Al Capone’s house in Miami before it gets torn down: