Daylight robbery? Capone's car sells for a fortune
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Al Capone's bulletproof car fetched $215,000 at auction – eight times the price of a regular one of its kind.
The green 1928 Cadillac V-8 Town Sedan, made to look like a Chicago police car of the time, sparked fierce bidding at RM Auctions, California.
The mobster's ownership of the armour-plated car saw offers dwarf the $25,000 value of a typical V-8.
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