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1921 Model Thompson-Well Worn-Not in Gordon's Book

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#1 gijive

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Posted 03 March 2017 - 08:06 AM

All,

 

Found this picture online at Getty Images.  Wish I knew the story behind this gun, it definitely saw some use.  Notice the missing piece of the front grip exposing the grip mount.  I can't read the small plaque, which may be a clue to its origin.  Anyway, it is a serial No. 2373, not in Gordon Herigstad's Colt Serial Number Book.

 

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Edited by gijive, 03 March 2017 - 08:24 AM.

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 10:17 AM

Thanks, Chuck.  I have updated the "Gordon's Quest" thread with information about this Colt.  We have now documented 7 additional Colts since Gordon passed.  

 

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Posted 09 March 2017 - 12:50 AM

Wow!  Gotta love 21As!


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Posted 12 March 2017 - 05:50 PM

Front grip groove is cut off and sitting on the mount. Look at the grip and you can see the section where the grip mount would slide in the grip, it is cut down and the mount is flush on the bottom with a lip in front of the mount.

 

The tag is very hard to read. Maybe a PD label of some kind? 


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Posted 18 March 2017 - 11:45 PM

Front sight looks filed down, could be the photo however


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