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Al Capone auction: Top 10 highest winning bids

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An auction of Chicago Outfit boss Al Capone’s possessions brought in more than $3 million Friday night.

Here’s a look at the lots that had the highest winning bids:

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Capone’s favorite Colt .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol

Estimate: $100,000-$150,000

Sold for: $860,000

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The gun Al Capone reportedly called “sweetheart,” a Colt .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol, sold at auction on Oct. 8, 2021 for $860,000. (Sheldon Carpenter/Witherell’s)

Capone’s Colt .38-caliber semi-automatic blue pistol

Estimate: $30,000-$60,000

Sold for: $200,000

Capone’s monogramed Patek Philippe pocket watch

Estimate: $25,000-$50,000

Sold for: $190,000

A platinum and diamond Patek Philippe pocket watch with the initials AC, that once belonged to mob boss Al Capone is seen on display at Witherell's Auction House in Sacramento, Calif., on, Aug. 25, 2021.

A platinum and diamond Patek Philippe pocket watch with the initials AC, that once belonged to mob boss Al Capone is seen on display at Witherell’s Auction House in Sacramento, Calif., on, Aug. 25, 2021. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

Al and Mae Capone’s decorative cigar humidor

Estimate: $5,000-$10,000

Sold for: $120,000

Capone’s platinum diamond monogramed pocket knife

Estimate: $2,500-$5,000

Sold for: $75,000

A platinum and diamond pocket knife with the name "AL" in diamonds that once belonged to mob boss Al Capone is seen on display at Witherell's Auction House in Sacramento, Calif., on Aug. 25, 2021.

A platinum and diamond pocket knife with the name “AL” in diamonds that once belonged to mob boss Al Capone is seen on display at Witherell’s Auction House in Sacramento, Calif., on Aug. 25, 2021. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

Al and Mae Capone’s bed

Estimate: $2,500-$5,000

Sold for: $70,000

Al and Mae Capone's bed from their home in Florida was sold at auction in California on Oct. 8, 2021.

Al and Mae Capone’s bed from their home in Florida was sold at auction in California on Oct. 8, 2021. (Witherell’s)

Capone’s diamond “AC” pendant

Estimate: $2,500-$5,000

Sold for: $60,000

Al Capone's 14K diamond monogram pendant was sold at auction on Oct. 8, 2021.

Al Capone’s 14K diamond monogram pendant was sold at auction on Oct. 8, 2021. (Sheldon Carpenter/Witherell’s/HANDOUT)

Al and Mae Capone’s marble Madonna bust

Estimate: $5,000-$10,000

Sold for: $55,000

Personal letter from Capone to his son, Sonny, from Alcatraz

Estimate: $25,000-$50,000

Sold for: $45,000

A personal letter to Sonny Capone from his father Al Capone when the elder was in Alcatraz for tax evasion. (Witherell's)

A personal letter to Sonny Capone from his father Al Capone when the elder was in Alcatraz for tax evasion. (Witherell’s) (Witherell’s)

Capone’s gold initialed “AC” money clip

Estimate: $2,500-$5,000

Sold for: $45,000

Al Capone's 14k yellow gold money clip is displayed at Witherell's auction house in Sacramento, Calif. on Oct. 4, 2021.

Al Capone’s 14k yellow gold money clip is displayed at Witherell’s auction house in Sacramento, Calif. on Oct. 4, 2021. (Nick Otto/AFP via Getty Images/AFP via Getty Images)

Source: Witherell’s

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