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Gangster Al Capone's pearl-handled pistol now displayed at Las Vegas' Mob Museum

by www.latimes.com

Score one for the good guys – and history buffs too. A seized handgun that once belonged to notorious gangster Al Capone is now on display in Las Vegas.

The custom-made, pearl-handled pistol packed by Scarface during the Roaring ’20s is the latest artifact to join the collection at the Mob Museum...


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