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#1 Ron A

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Posted 26 July 2004 - 12:51 AM

Is this for real? I purchased one a year ago for $75.00???
Where does it stop, or does it?
Item # 3688384528

http://cgi.ebay.com/...me=STRK:MEWA:IT
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Posted 26 July 2004 - 06:22 AM

That is about the going rate for an original actually a bit less.
There are so many reprints of this catalog one has to be careful.
I have a couple reprints and one original.
Reprints have been going for about $50 or less.
If yours is truly original you got a steal.
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Posted 26 July 2004 - 06:56 AM

Ron,

Is this perhaps "e-bay" bizarreness?

There is a Roger Cox Thompson book on Sturm for "only" $275 (still way more than I feel the urge to pay):

http://www.sturmgewe....cgi?read=47184

How can the '29 catalog get $510??

I'm confused.
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Posted 26 July 2004 - 03:15 PM

Evilbay had a Roger Cox book that went for $275.
As for the 29 catalog well all I can say is someone paid it.
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#5 Ron A

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Posted 26 July 2004 - 03:33 PM

I guess that I was lucky to get an original for what I paid. I have purchased Thompson items for more than I thought they were worth. In every case the items went up in price, and are selling for more than I paid.

Collecting Thompson guns and items are no longer a average persons hobby. Unless you are willing to part with real money there is no room for you in the hobby. The average person having an interest in owning a 21 should just forget it.

My first 21 was obtained in trade for two AR15's, with a Colt C drum and Colt L drum and original case thrown in.

This catalog went for twice what I had in the 21.

Wonder where the market will be in 10 years.


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