90-year-old armored Cadillac al Capone sell for a million dollars

90-year-old armored Cadillac al Capone sell for a million dollars

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For sale put one of the cars, which belonged to the chief gangster of America al Capone. This Cadillac Town Sedan 1928 edition with a run of just 1 787 kilometers. It is estimated at least a million dollars.

Since the car at one time belonged to the head of a criminal Empire that literally rules of Chicago during prohibition and the great depression, he received a number of specific improvements. Circle a bullet proof glass with a thickness of one inch (2.54 centimeters), and the side Windows can be raised to bottom appeared a two-inch slit for the gunners. Also, the car opens the back window to shoot at the pursuing car.

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All doors are reinforced with steel plates, also Cadillac equipped with police siren, flashing lights and even a radio hidden in the glove box. In addition, the former owner repainted the car in the same shade, which was painted all the police cars, which to distinguish gangsters from law enforcement was virtually impossible.

This Cadillaс one of the first armored vehicles in history that have been documented. While this instance was lucky, that his law enforcement serendipitously missed when they seized numerous possessions of al Capone. In the end, the historical model for almost all his life spent in the garage or in the various American museums.

In mid-October 2019 at the auction house Bonhams put up one of the world’s first car, the model Panhard-Levassor Type A2, which rolled off the Assembly line in 1901. Rare model, of which today remained only five copies sold for 442 750 pounds, which is equivalent to 580 800 dollars at the current rate.

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