Gangster Items Up For Auction

BOSTON (CBS/AP) – Jewelry that belonged to Al Capone and Bonnie and Clyde and legal documents pertaining to the infamous gangsters are on the auction block.

Another item up for auction will be a pair of sunglasses owned by Whitey Bulger.

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Shades reportedly owned by Whitey Bulger. (Photo credit: RR Auctions)

The “Gangsters, Outlaws and Lawmen” auction being handled by Boston-based RR Auction includes Capone’s platinum and diamond pocket watch that demonstrates his desire to be perceived not as a criminal but as an elegant gentleman. The rounded triangular watch includes 72 cut diamonds on the front, a platinum face and the initials A.C. on the reverse.

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Al Capone’s pocket watch. (Photo credit: RR Auctions)

Another item being auctioned is a silver-plated, three-headed snake ring that Clyde Barrow made for Bonnie Parker while in jail. Barrow was a skilled amateur craftsman who engaged in jewelry making, woodworking and leathercraft behind bars.

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Ring made by Clyde Barrow for Bonnie while he was in prison. (Photo credit: RR Auctions)

A brick from the famous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in February of 1929 is even scheduled to be auctioned.

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Brick from the St. Valentines’ Day Massacre. (Photo credit: RR Auctions)

Online bidding begins June 15. The live auction is June 24.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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