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Personal Letter From Al Capone to Sonny Capone from Alcatraz

A personal, handwritten in pencil, three page letter from Al Capone to Sonny Capone while in Alcatraz, dated October 5th. States, in part, "To My Dear Son, Well Son of my heart, here is dear father, who loves you with all my heart and proud to have a son, as smart as you are ........Give Mother a nice big kiss for me and God bless you both. Your dear Father Alphonse Capone #85". Stamped "Inspected By" on page II. October 5, 1939 prior to his transfer to Chicago County Jail.

Dimensions: 10.5" x 8"

Provenance: By descent from Sonny Capone to his daughters.

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Condition:

Toning and folds due to being mailed as a letter. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups.

Starting Price: $12,500
Estimate: $25,000 - $50,000
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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21% when bidding through witherells.com.