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#1 darrylta

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Posted 21 January 2019 - 10:02 AM

Wow, Looks like the R-80 Monitor sold for $115K.

The details can be seen on it's website.

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Posted 21 January 2019 - 07:32 PM

Someday only the rich will own Monitors.

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#3 darrylta

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 12:15 PM

Ha, I'd say that day is already here Jim.

 

The one I bought was not near as expensive. My costs were

about what two nice Colt TSMG would fetch. The rational I used was

everyone else owns a Colt Thompson, thought I'd get something different.

And I love the history of them.

 

It's what I would suspect, with only such a few in private

collectors hands.

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 12:37 PM

Getting to the point that only the rich will own transferables at all....
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Posted 25 January 2019 - 07:50 AM

It would me interesting to know how the seller knew who bought the Monitor originally?

They stated it was a Custer County Sheriff gun from Montana.

It took me several FOIA appeals to find that info on mine.

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 01:01 PM

Someday only the rich will own Monitors.

Jim C

Yes, well they already do, LOL.  Imagine if there were a gunsmith somewhere that could fully convert a 1918A2 into a Monitor.  Now that would be interesting.....


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Posted 21 April 2019 - 03:39 PM

I am in the process of doing that right now. The donor receiver is a registered Group Industries (low serial number) and Dan Block is doing the work and i was able to get a correct comp.


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Posted 22 April 2019 - 02:05 AM

I am in the process of doing that right now. The donor receiver is a registered Group Industries (low serial number) and Dan Block is doing the work and i was able to get a correct comp.

Wow.....


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