Al Capone’s gun and other personal items up for auction
09 October 2021 | 7:51 pm
Guns once owned by Al Capone, one of the most notorious gangsters in US history, will go up for auction in California this month. The collection will include more than 170 items including weapons, vintage photographs and a letter written from Alcatraz.
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