CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Al Capone may have died nearly 75 years ago, but last weekend, interest in his prized material possessions fetched millions at auction.
READ MORE: Judge Bars Chicago Police Union President John Catanzara From Encouraging Officers To Defy City's Vaccine Mandate
Some of his valuables were auctioned off for at least $3 million last Friday. It’s clear interest in the infamous Chicago gangster is very much alive.
Several of “Scarface” Capone’s belongings, including what was said to be his favorite handgun, were sold at auction over the weekend in Sacramento, California.
READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Chilly Tonight, Sunny And Cool Weekend
The most popular item was Capone’s favorite handgun. It went for $860,000. Capone was convicted of income tax evasion in 1934 and served 11 years in Alcatraz. He died in his Florida home in 1947.
Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.MORE NEWS: No Cameras Will Be Allowed In Courtroom For Jussie Smollett's Trial