PHOTOS: Bonnie And Clyde, Capone Artifacts To Be Auctioned Off In Boston


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — A Boston-based auction house will have a slew of gangster-related items up for bid this weekend.

Included in the "Remarkable Rarities & Gangsters" auction are several items that once belonged to Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, including a shotgun, a bullet-proof vest, and the watch Barrow was wearing when he was shot and killed.

Also included in the auction are a silver cigarette case that belonged to Al Capone, a fountain pen owned by Meyer Lansky, a monogrammed ring owned by Mickey Cohen, and a wooden gun John Dillinger used to trick guards during a prison escape.

In addition to the crime-themed items, the lot also includes signed rock albums and a guitar that was personally owned and played by Prince.

You can see all the items up for auction on the RR Auction website. Online bidding ends at noon Friday.

The live auction will be held at the Omni Parker House from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Check out some of the photos of the auction items above.

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