At auction, in Boston, sell diamond watch al Capone and a song of his authorship
Moscow. June 25. INTERFAX.RU — At auction in Boston has gone under the hammer a collection of items related to the most famous American criminals, totaling more than $100 thousand, reports on Saturday Agency Associated Press.
The most expensive lot was the pocket watch gangster al Capone, made in the 1920-ies in Chicago. Triangular platinum dial on a chain of white gold encrusted with 72 diamonds; on the back side of the case visible initials — AC. An unnamed buyer paid more than $84 million.
Reloj de bolsillo de #AlCapone es subastado en #EU https://t.co/vfKUVxDEJx pic.twitter.com/p5RRzrgzdf
— El Siglo de Durango (@SigloDurango) 9 Jun 2017
Also sold the manuscript of lyrical music, composed by al Capone in the 1930-ies in Alcatraz prison, she gave almost $19 thousand.
The hammer is also gone objects associated with the famous robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde barrow: warrants for their arrest ($8 thousand), a letter written by Parker, shortly before her death ($16 thousand), as well as her silver ring with three serpent heads ($25 thousand).
Here’s your chance to own a ring once belonging to #bonnieandclyde or a piece of #AlCapone #history from @RRAuction https://t.co/n7yEVLYARZ pic.twitter.com/zNeYRx2kup
— Beverly Loan (@BeverlyLoan) 21 Jun 2017
Silver ring Bonnie Parker
The auction was attended by relatives of the legendary robbers. In response to the question of organizers, what would his uncle, learning about the auction, the nephew of Clyde barrow said: “He would have said, “Get as much money as you can””.