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#1 Floridac3

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Posted 21 July 2004 - 07:49 PM

I only know it says Auto Ord and New York. Patents On File or something, but no #'s.

If it is original drum, and not a westie, wondering its approx value.

Thanks for the help!

Bill


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#2 gijive

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Posted 21 July 2004 - 07:56 PM

Hi,

If it has a New York address and no patent numbers it is a West Hurley made drum. WWII drums made by Auto-Ordnance had a patent pending marking, but they have a Bridgeport, CT address.

I don't know for sure, but I believe the West Hurley drums in good condition are presntly selling for from $400 to $600 dollars. Other list members that own them will know better on prices.
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#3 Ron A

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Posted 21 July 2004 - 09:37 PM

Hold your water - after the ban sunsets you can purchase one from khar for around $200.
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