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The Gun That Made the Twenties Roar by William J. Helmer


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#1 rpbcps

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Posted 05 March 2019 - 05:09 PM

If anybody is looking for a copy of the 1st edition, check out eBay now, auction ending soon and is only $27 BIN.

 

https://www.ebay.com...EcAAOSw7eFcCW~2

 

 

stay safe

Richard


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#2 rpbcps

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Posted 05 March 2019 - 05:39 PM

Sold to a good home, I hope.

 

stay safe

 

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#3 coastie70

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Posted 05 March 2019 - 06:20 PM

Yes, I purchased it. Thanks for the alert.
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#4 Sandman1957

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Posted 05 March 2019 - 07:57 PM

Well done!  Both of you, great to keep forum members in the loop!


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#5 rpbcps

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Posted 06 March 2019 - 12:36 AM

Yes, I purchased it. Thanks for the alert.
Bill

 

It was a pleasure, enjoy the book.

 

Well done!  Both of you, great to keep forum members in the loop!

 

Thanks. I already have a copy of that edition on my bookshelf, so I thought another member may be looking for a copy, and I was correct.


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#6 Mk VII

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Posted 06 March 2019 - 04:37 PM

Mine's the Gun Room Press edition; did the text differ in any way?


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Posted 07 March 2019 - 11:52 AM

The Gun Room Press edition had an additional chapter on West Hurley Thompsons that was written by the late George Nonte, without Bill Helmer's input.

When I helped Bill regain the rights to his book, and to republish it as a second edition through Chipotle a few years ago, we eliminated the Nonte chapter, and Bill and I collaborated to write the new West Hurley/Kahr chapter.

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Posted 07 March 2019 - 02:10 PM

David thanks for that info i never cracked the cover on the new ed. And my 69 edition is in wrapper. How that got purchased and Bill signed it 20 years later.And started the Capone book Is a fun story in itself.Every Thompson owner should have a copy, and non Thompson owner for the History alone.

It started me on the track in 1969. while i was still messing with M-14'S M-16'S AND M-60'S.

 

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#9 rpbcps

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Posted 10 March 2019 - 09:09 AM

Two in one week, here is the other version for sale, BIN, on eBay!

 

https://www.ebay.com...uwAAOSwyXtcf94F

 

Stay safe

Richard


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#10 rpbcps

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Posted 10 March 2019 - 03:03 PM

Two in one week, here is the other version for sale, BIN, on eBay!

 

https://www.ebay.com...uwAAOSwyXtcf94F

 

Stay safe

Richard

 

 

Sold all ready, trust it was a forum member who was the lucky purchaser.

 

Stay safe

Richard


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#11 Z3BigDaddy

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Posted 14 March 2019 - 10:56 AM

I have a copy if someone is still looking.  I also have a signed SVDM book on FleaBay now that would be cheaper here.

 

 

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#12 bob241

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Posted 02 May 2019 - 12:19 PM

Another copy now listed on ebay if anyone is interested.

 

                    https://www.ebay.com...3984?epid=11637


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#13 Colt Chopper

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Posted 02 May 2019 - 12:26 PM

A definite "Must Read" for all Thompson enthusiasts.
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#14 Vettom

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Posted 02 May 2019 - 01:18 PM

If someone has a spare you can part with, please PM me.

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#15 ron_brock

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Posted 02 May 2019 - 05:41 PM

If someone has a spare you can part with, please PM me.
thank you


https://www.smallarm...product_id=B338

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#16 Vettom

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Posted 02 May 2019 - 07:59 PM

Ron;

Thanks for the site, just more addiction now ordered.................

Tom


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Posted 02 May 2019 - 08:42 PM

Yeah, I was lucky enough to get a signed copy of the latest edition from the forum here.

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