"Al Capone's Personal .45 Colt Up for Auction"

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"...The winning bid for Capone's pistol is expected to come at an exorbitant cost. Richmond Auctions will host a round of bidding on the gun next month, estimated that the final price will land somewhere between $2 and $3 million. Their auction on May 18 will take place less than three years after it sold for just over $1 million at another auction in California. Bidding starts at $500,000..."

(Bet that nice Ruger you've been wanting, suddenly looks a lot cheaper! ;^)
 
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I wonder whether the target sights were put on after Al Capone owned the pistol. I don't know when Micro and Bomar sights became available, but I suspect it was quite a bit later than the Capone era.
 

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I wonder whether the target sights were put on after Al Capone owned the pistol. I don't know when Micro and Bomar sights became available, but I suspect it was quite a bit later than the Capone era.
The video said that there sights were probably put on by Capone's son, Sonny. Sonny was a competition shooter.
 
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