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Gangster auction: Bonnie and Clyde guns fetch $504,000
Gangster auction: Bonnie and Clyde guns fetch $504,000

Two guns found on the bullet-riddled bodies of star-crossed outlaw lovers Bonnie and Clyde in 1934 were auctioned off this weekend for more than half a million dollars. The weapons are staying together, bought by the same, unnamed Texas collector. The Gangsters, Outlaws and Lawmen affair, put on by RR Auction at a Nashua Crowne Plaza Hotel in New Hampshire, pulled in more than $1.1 million for 134 artifacts. Among the items: a handwritten note from Old West gunman Wyatt Earp, a deposition from Prohibition-era gangster Al Capone, a letter from Mafia boss Lucky Luciano and a stock certificate for mobster Bugsy Siegel. But the stars of the show were the guns. Bonnie Parker’s...

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