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Legal document signed by Al Capone in Miami up for auction

Capone's subpoena, diamond watch, musical lyrics to be auctioned June 15-24

A six-page demurrer was signed by Al Capone on April 26, 1930.
A six-page demurrer was signed by Al Capone on April 26, 1930.

MIAMI – One lucky bidder will get the chance to take home a rare legal document signed by notorious mobster Al Capone in Miami in 1930.

The six-page demurrer is signed by Capone on April 26, 1930, when he was arrested on vagrancy charges while visiting Miami Beach.

A Boston auction house is accepting bids for this and other Capone items between June 15 and June 24.

RR Auction is also auctioning Capone’s diamond-studded pocket watch, handwritten musical lyrics and a witness subpoena summoning Capone and three others to appear at the Miami courthouse on June 10, 1930.

This witness subpoena summons Capone and three others to appear at the Miami courthouse on June 10, 1930.
This witness subpoena summons Capone and three others to appear at the Miami courthouse on June 10, 1930.

The lyrics to "Humoresque" were written by Capone while he was incarcerated at Alcatraz.

Capone was found guilty on five counts of tax evasion on Oct. 18, 1931 and sentenced to 11 years in prison. He died at his Palm Island home in Miami Beach on Jan. 25, 1947.