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#1 wwiifirearms

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 01:45 PM

With Davids permission I would like to list this Colt 1921AC for board members.
(Since listed elsewhere, but special offer to board members includes extras)

I will let the pictures speak for themselves. Feel free to ask questions or discuss.

The price is $36k
For board members this will include five 30 round wwii era magazines, one NY Address L drum, reproduction FBI case (pictures of accessories to be added in the coming days)
The gun is at an SOT in Ohio ready to transfer on a Form 3 to your dealer, or on a Form 4 where applicable.

Thanks,
Ray Kling
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#2 Ron Mills

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 01:49 PM

Very nice.  I'm sure you'll have no trouble moving that one.


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Posted 11 October 2019 - 02:05 PM

Very nice.  I'm sure you'll have no trouble moving that one.

Thanks! I sort-of want to sell it fast because I am slowly falling in love with it and if I don’t sell it now I might never sell it. I already have two other Thompsons.
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Posted 12 October 2019 - 04:22 PM

Is this the Carson City gun according to Gordon's book?
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Posted 12 October 2019 - 04:25 PM

Is this the Carson City gun according to Gordon's book?

Yes it is.  Beautiful gun and appears to be all original.


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Posted 13 October 2019 - 01:51 PM

Forgive my ignorance at this but I am new to understanding the Colt guns. The stain on the wood appears different than other Colts Ive seen for sale. Is it due to the gun not being restained or oiled again? I believe reading somewhere the Colt wood by Remington had a dull finish (Such as here) as opposed to the glossier finishes Ive seen on other guns over the years. Correct?
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Posted 13 October 2019 - 09:36 PM

It looks as if the wood has been refinished at some point.


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Posted 14 October 2019 - 12:48 PM

Here are some close ups of the wood and a few other parts.
I my opinion the wood has the correct dull finish with strong wood grain, as well as handling marks. The contours and edges are sharp and fit the metal correctly. I really do not believe the wood has been refinished, but I welcome the input and opinions of others. Anyone wanting to meet up in Northern Ohio is welcome to inspect in person.

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Posted 14 October 2019 - 12:58 PM

wwiifirearms.

 

I agree with you, the wood does not look like it has been refinished to me either.  Looks perfectly original, maybe a little dry, but original.  Good luck with the sale.


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Posted 14 October 2019 - 02:35 PM

Could be just the pictures, but any of the original Colt Thompsons I've seen in person (including my own) seem to have a dark more reddish tint to the original wood.    


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Posted 14 October 2019 - 03:24 PM

90 years of wear. How the wood was taken care of and how it was abused. It looks original. My humble opinion.
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Posted 14 October 2019 - 03:46 PM

Well in my limited scope of seeing some at any one time as many as 50 to 100 Colts at once. I can say not one had the same looking wood.However when i bought 20 Wes Hurleys  from Trast in around 1985  7 1928's and 13 M1A1  I can say they all had the same wood in color and finish.

And they did not have the so called military used wood stocks on them. ALL wood was new. It is very hard i would think to find a Colt today that has changed hands 10 or 15 times to not have some wood issues.I had one i salted {Ratholed} away for 20 years and that one was perfect.The one in the pic's looks nice and original and a Honest Colt.> And no wood problems. when real dry you could have slight cracking in grain. And too many over the years varnished the darn things or even poly spray DUH DUM MOVE THERE!

But hey their gun do what ya want right....

 

things have changed in the last 50 years On Colt Thompson's.and more has on Wood.

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Posted 17 October 2019 - 11:36 PM

Accessories pictures below. Looks like the drum probably went through some type of rebuild, perhaps WWII internals. Case is reproduction but makes a nice display.

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 01:21 PM

Thanks for posting -- definitely a nice package...

 

But there are soooo many choices in this market...   :^)

 

Decisions, decisions...

 

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 04:52 PM

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Posted 11 November 2019 - 10:45 AM

Accessories pictures below. Looks like the drum probably went through some type of rebuild, perhaps WWII internals. Case is reproduction but makes a nice display.

Appears to be WH rotor pack. The body looks good though.

 

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