1928 Cadillac Al Capone's bulletproof Town Sedan
About This Cadillac
|Condition||Pre-Owned Clear Title|
|Drivetrain||Rear Wheel Drive|
Vehicle Overview1928 Cadillac Al Capone's bulletproof Town Sedan
Celebrity Cars is pleased to offer the 1928 Cadillac previously owned by the infamous Al Capone.
Series 341-A. 90 bhp, 341 cu. in. L-head V-8 engine, three-speed manual transmission, beam front axle and full-floating rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 140"
* Continuous history established since 1932
* Continuous development as one of the first armored cars
From newspapers, the IRS, and information from the family of the second known owner, as well as from an eyewitness to the development of this car.
Thorough documentation begins with the purchase of this car by Mr. Harry LaBreque in May of 1933 from Mr. Patrick Moore, of 37 Grove Street in Rockville, Connecticut. Mr. Moore's only surviving descendant, Mrs. Pat Denning, who recently discussed her parent's brief ownership of the Cadillac. According to Mrs. Denning, her parents purchased the car from an agent in Chicago, with whom they believed it had been placed by Capone. The Moores worked with a traveling carnival in the summer and owned the car for "about a year," including a full summer, when they exhibited the car with the carnival. This information dates their purchase from the agent to the spring of 1932.
The Moores intended to use the car as a standalone exhibit to make extra money during the winter off-season. The plan did not work as intended; thus, the car was sold to LaBreque. Mrs. Denning also noted that her parents did not have a permanent address during this time; the given address in Rockville was actually her aunt's address, and in 1930, they were actually in Peoria, Illinois. She further stated that it is unlikely that the car was ever brought to Connecticut and that it would not have been registered, more likely traveling on a trailer covered up to preserve its condition and to exclude viewing until...
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