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#1 Walter63a

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Posted 16 April 2004 - 02:56 PM

I recently ran across this interesting article on the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, on the Court T.V. website. Check out the photo of "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn and his sweet alibi, Louise Rolfe (hot)!! blink.gif biggrin.gif I have included a link below. I've also included a link to the same Court T.V. website, with an article on the very colorful Purple Gang, out of Detroit, some of whose members were rumored to have been involved in the St. Valentines Day Hit. cool.gif Happy reading!! tongue.gif

P.S. There are some great historical photos in both articles, which I have never seen before!!!

Link to St. Valentines Day Article: http://www.crimelibr...caponesaint.htm

Link to Purple Gang: http://www.crimelibr.../purplemain.htm
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Posted 18 April 2004 - 07:28 AM

Thanks Phil, for the additional information and history! biggrin.gif I'm sure there are a lot of interesting and related stories which have gone quietly to the great beyond, due to fear and/or the gangster code of silence. blink.gif ohmy.gif cool.gif Regards, Walter
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Posted 19 April 2004 - 09:53 PM

My wife works for a bank. Many moons ago, she worked at a branch that had been robbed by Dillinger. It is now a empty bulding that is owned by a local restaurant owner and may be coming up for sale. Real cool inside with the catwalk where the gaurds walked with their Thompson's and shotguns. Maybe I should buy it and start my gunshop there!
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Posted 19 April 2004 - 09:55 PM

Sir Mike, do it and I will be there!! blink.gif smile.gif cool.gif Regards, Walter
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Posted 19 April 2004 - 10:10 PM

It's not in a real good part of town. but I bet I wouldn't get robbed. Not with someone carrying a machinegun in the catwalks. Well it might only happen once! It has one hell of a safe to store guns in.
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#6 Walter63a

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Posted 20 April 2004 - 09:20 PM

Mike, a gunshop might be a distinct improvement to the neighborhood!!! Perhaps the criminal element will get wise! blink.gif biggrin.gif Remember, an armed society is a poilite society!!!! blink.gif cool.gif Best Regards, Walter
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Posted 20 April 2004 - 09:43 PM

Mike,
If you become owner of a gun shop converted from a bank (people will again be able to visit their money), you will have to change your disclaimer on your website, "I'm a collector, not a dealer," and that might impact your karma to purchase $12K Colt TSMG's from elderly gentlemen.

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Posted 20 April 2004 - 09:48 PM

Becoming a dealer would be the best way to improve on my collections. Then I could pick up some of those drop & scratch dealer only samples, cheap.
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