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What would you pay for a handgun that once belonged to the infamous lord of Chicago's underworld? Christie's hopes a lot. The storied London auction house believes that the nickel-plated, six-shot "police positive" revolver that once belonged to Al "Scarface" Capone will fetch between $80,000 and $112,000 when the item goes on the auction block Wednesday. The weapon currently belongs to a private collector.
Calling Capone “the most famous mobster of all time,” Christie’s officials said the gun was owned and used by Capone, who ran the Chicago Outfit before a federal tax evasion conviction ended his reign. The gun was passed to Capone’s older brother, Ralph. Read More [Chicago Breaking News]