Al Capone's things going, going, gone… for millions

(NYTIMES) – Crime does pay, at least for antique collectors.

Some of the items sold at an auction of notorious American crime lord Al Capone’s possessions fetched millions at a recent auction, such as a colour photo of his wife Mae Capone, in a blue dress, holding a terrier. Others were a stark reminder of the violence he incited – like his “favourite” Colt .45 pistol.

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