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#1 Deputy 89C6

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 11:03 AM

Wow, I didn't realize what an investment a tommy gun could be!

http://gunbroker.com...p?Item=22279627
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 11:45 AM

Deputy,.. I`ve seen this display at gun shows,but it was priced at half that price...and that is still too much!...`unfired`...cause it probably doesn`t work... wink.gif
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#3 TommyGunner

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 12:32 PM

Hmmm,

looks like a 28 frame on it. Pic is bad but seems to have a forward selector hole. I have heard that is how the early ones were made. I think Devlin is the one who told me that. Could get a F/A for that much coin though. Interesting anyway.

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#4 giantpanda4

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 02:37 PM

This joker had it for $6000 a year ago. I laughed at it then.

He is crazy!

Blowitup!

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 03:37 PM

I'm not sure whats going on with this one, except he's got a 50 and
100 round drum in the case.

Damon - I think the frame was modified, it's just a westy M1 frame.
check out the rear grip, notched as usual, and under high magnification,
there is no selector hole.

Wierdest thing is that awful Kahr-like forgrip!
Never saw one like that on a westy, especially an early one.

My humble opinion is this is a real strange mutt with a broken firing pin smile.gif
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#6 LIONHART

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 04:00 PM

It appears to be a standard '27 Frame..FWIW, WH did use modified M1 TSMG Trigger Housings on their early production '27 Guns..
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 04:43 PM

Zamm,

had to get off the laptop and look on the big monitor and yup I missed all that!

Devlin,

Is this a factory confiuration? With the detachable stock?

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 04:43 PM

When was the last time a Thompson was used in a robbery?
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 04:57 PM

And to think I passed on 2 guns this week-end. One for $800 and the other for $850. Both Westy guns, no extras. I think the last time one was used in a robbery was around 1936. At least that is what I heard once.
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 05:06 PM

Fullauto45: Sgt asked "When was the last time a Thompson was used in a robbery?" I think the anwer is "Today, if anyone pays that price".
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 05:31 PM

I really like the three choices of wood finish between the two grips and the buttstock...one is bound to be pleasing to someone. It also looks like there is a discoloration to the receiver finish. (Maybe just bad lighting.) Seeing this makes me happy with the deal I just got from Fencer.

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#12 Grey Crow

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 09:01 PM

Geeze, and the price is reduced. Someone should jump on that right away!

Flatest grips I've ever seen.
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 09:50 PM

Gawd do I feel awful... sad.gif I just paid 650 bucks to a guy on the board for his..... I ripped him off for 9K!!! Am I going to hell or what????
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 10:46 PM

He frequently has overpriced auctions, typically the only ones anybody bids on are his cheap items $50 or less.


Interesting to note is a recent auction very similar except the price:

http://gunbroker.com...p?Item=17816352



So did anyone catch that he purchased it for $2800 unsure.gif
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 11:30 PM

96lt1ss,
Well, that's pretty interesting, seems like a very similar sertup!:)

Well, that answers the 28 buttstock question: Cheapo adaptor plate, though it is one
of the rare early ones with factory white lettering.
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