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What Is A "pearl" Thompson?


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#1 johneh

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Posted 06 January 2004 - 01:58 PM

I haven't seen it but the local gun store is advertising the following on their web site:

Pearl Thompson M1A
Rare variation of the M1. Accepts drum magazines, mint, parkerized finish and fired very little. Included are 6 magazines and a 50rd. drum.
Price: $13,500

I don't want to buy it but I would be interested in any comments here.
Thanks.
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#2 PK.

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Posted 06 January 2004 - 02:55 PM

Marty Pearl was a CL2 manufacturer who made some TSMG receivers pre ‘86
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Posted 06 January 2004 - 03:30 PM

i saw one recently sell on subguns for $4500.
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Posted 06 January 2004 - 03:40 PM

Yeppers out of Nevada... The big D brought it out....
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Posted 06 January 2004 - 05:28 PM

Hey Hardrede

A Pearl is not a C&R yet....

You should have said wait till 2036 and all transferable machineguns will be C&R laugh.gif

We need to keep a positive attitude! biggrin.gif

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Posted 06 January 2004 - 07:29 PM

Just curious, did Mr. Pearl weld demilled receivers back together or did he machine a new reciever for the guns he built?

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