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#21 chitowngangster

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Posted 08 April 2004 - 09:27 PM

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One of these guns was also used in the killing of Frankie Yale in New York.No.7580 was sold to one James"Bozo" Shupe a criminal who was killed on Chicago's west side. No 2347 was purchased by Deputy Sheriff Les Farmer of Marion ,Illinois on November 12,1924.Farmer had hooked up with the Egan's Rats gang before they had collapsed as a gang and the gun evetually ended up in Fred Burke's posession.

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#22 colt21a

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Posted 08 April 2004 - 10:18 PM

QUOTE (chitowngangster @ Apr 8 2004, 08:37 PM)
QUOTE (colt21a @ Apr 8 2004, 08:27 PM)
chicago trace,serial #4656.........hymie weiss case,also maybe wielded by capone himself in the mcswiggin asst.state attorney gundown.........{the case that marcellus worked on in chciago}

no idea how this gun was used and traced in both crimes........i have seen the gun and held it,along with the c-drum with number's removed also,
was found on top of a doghouse roof on the north side after the hymie  chicago slayings................

gun and drum are still in about 90% overall cond.and the drum function's and in very good shape.
for the story................take care,ron

Hello Ron,
Say where is the Hymie Weiss assassination tommy located now?
Best regards,

Mario

Here's view of the Weiss murder tommy
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in my good friends collection,if he ever sell's i get to get that one,{since 1989 he has bought almost all his thompson's from me.}

however at present he has no intention's of selling.......nor me for buying.................ron
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#23 gijive

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Posted 09 April 2004 - 06:21 AM

Hardrede,

I would contact Colt Thompson researcher Gordon Herigstad and let him know. His Colt serial number book as well as the Cook County Cororner's Jury transcripts from the period have it listed as 7580.

Would you be interested in my offer to photograph the guns for the poster project?
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#24 chitowngangster

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Posted 09 April 2004 - 06:07 PM

Hardrede,
That's far out man!!!Thank-you for the new info.All these years it was listed as 7580 when in fact it was 7380 i'll be damned!!!


Best regards Hardrede!

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Posted 09 April 2004 - 07:42 PM

Hardrede,

Thanks for the update. Will be looking forward to the details on the poster.
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Posted 11 April 2004 - 03:02 PM

chatted with gordon today,he had these two babies in his hands in 2000 the number is 7580.................not 7380.................also a little thing about paperwork to check also.................form 10 form 5 form 3 whatever they have a record..................

the poster idea sounds good.........."And the criminal mind was bent on using these, At the Massacre"

nuff said,take care guy's ron
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Posted 11 April 2004 - 09:05 PM

Hardrede please keep us posted on what the number is.

Thank-you!

Mario
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