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8522   Al Capone Extremely rare 1926 Twice-Signed Document - PSA/DNA GEM MINT 10!  $2500 $23111 $25423 19 You must login to place a bid.
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#8522 - Al Capone Extremely rare 1926 Twice-Signed Document - PSA/DNA GEM MINT 10! Estimate: $20,000+

Perfect twice-signed "Alphonse Capone" gold coin interest note—graded by PSA/DNA as GEM MINT 10

Extraordinary partly-printed signed document, signed twice, “Alphonse Capone,” one page, 8.75 x 3, November 18, 1926. An interest note for "Loan No. 6223," in part: "Due to the order of Ourselves…$15.00 in gold coin of the United States of America of the present standard of weight and fineness, on the 18th day of May A.D. 1927 without grace, at the office of Lawndale National Bank in the City of Chicago…with interest after maturity until paid, at the rate of seven percent, per annum, being for an installment of interest on our principal and note No. 2. being of even date herewith for the sum of $500.00." Signed at the conclusion by Al Capone, his mother Theresa Capone, and his wife Mae Capone, and also endorsed on the reverse by all three. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, evaluating the autograph on the front of the document as “GEM MINT 10.” In very fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA.

Only one of these Al Capone bank documents has come on the market for twenty years, and in the past, single Capone signatures have sold for between $16,000 and $25,000.

Capone rose to prominence throughout the 1920s, making a name for himself as a leader of the Chicago underworld. Increasingly implicated in the corruption of political, law enforcement, and labor officials, he was convicted of income tax evasion in 1931 and sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment, serving part of his sentence on Alcatraz. His autograph is scarce in any format, and this remarkable twice-signed document would be the 'kingpin' of any collection of 20th-century Americana. This item—a twice-signed example boasting a PSA/DNA certified “GEM MINT 10” autograph, and enhanced by the signatures of two members of the Capone family—stands alone as the finest of all Capone signatures ever seen!

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