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#1 colt21a

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Posted 03 January 2004 - 12:15 PM

ok i gottchaaaaaaaaaaa!! to at least read the title.

all the fun on the board about who has the biggest, baddest,worst,most pretty,i guess "the mind boggle's"

i am no expert,neither is tracy hill, gordon herigstad,roger cox,{deceased}curtis earl,{deceased} bob perry,

just a bunch of guys and many went before them,that liked these guns................same can be said for colt saa and luger and mauser and other collector's...........

we are on the planet for a short time,enjoy while we are here........

and be content for what you have no matter whatever it may be...............

and please lets not talk about the dreaded double d's!!!!!!!!!wink!! lets make 2004 the "year of the thompson"

and price them all at $50,000.00..............................then you can brag to the neighbor, ya all shoot a $50,000 gun.........yep!! every other weekend,with gold tip bullets.........take care,ron
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#2 full auto 45

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Posted 04 January 2004 - 09:30 AM

PhilOhio, to your corner please.
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Posted 04 January 2004 - 10:50 AM

You guys are gonna make Chris post his voodoo doll again.
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Posted 04 January 2004 - 12:26 PM

yes the holiest of all holy grail's,"the white lettered colt"

this was a special run from a little old italian winemaker,

the story go's colt had a strike in july 21 so they needed some help a few italian winemakers looked for work,colt hired them as temp's............

they did the white lettering,so collector's over half a century later could ask $50,000 for these model of 1921

or the local dude at brownell's can sell you now!!!

so these are the coveted colt's............if you have one on a cherry 1921/28 thats more dough to you...........

and if you have a military used in the battle of iwo........{all marines will know that one,}

don't ever be misguided by the crayola replica's done in the 70's......or the gold ed.in the 90's..........

they bring much less............wink!!

and when they smear..a phooootagrapher's nightmare!!!


and to all a goodnight,take care,ron
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#5 StoryforU

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Posted 04 January 2004 - 09:33 PM

Yeah, looks like another curious person has discovered the 1921.

http://www.antiquegu...003::P021197::0
Subject: Thompson Sub Machine Gun 1921 Model
From: Bryan
Date: 12/27/03 08:45 AM
URL: bryansemail2@yahoo.com

I have come across a 1921 model Thompson sub-machine gun. Where can I research the value of this gun?
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Posted 04 January 2004 - 10:34 PM

Whomever posted the only $10K value must be privy to the same undisclosed sources Mike (Full Auto) has, or their info is 10 years old.
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Posted 04 January 2004 - 11:16 PM

Me and Mike have both bought 21A's for 3000 apiece from a bunch of real stupid guys. He got one and I got one. Both have ORIGINAL Number 26 parts in them and we are going to offer YOU, Arthur, the pair for the bargain basement price of only one million dollars. Each. You could at least have some original parts for your copy.

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#8 StoryforU

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Posted 05 January 2004 - 11:52 AM

As a barometer, the 1936 AO catalog had a pricetag of $175 for a 1921 w/o Cutts. Adusted for inflation, that's $2,208.05 in 2002 Dollars. The $225 1928 would be $2,838.92.
http://www.westegg.com/inflation/
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#9 colt21a

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Posted 05 January 2004 - 12:51 PM

yep that inflation thing get's you everytime,

i remember the browning hi-power for 89.50

what a deal,bought one when i was in the corp in 1968........i never kept my colt 45 that i brought back,but did keep my remington rand........thats about 99% condition.....good time's..........take care,ron
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