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#1 gunrunner

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Posted 16 February 2005 - 05:02 PM

Another cool item.

Thompson SMG Leather Drum Magazine Case

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#2 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 16 February 2005 - 05:05 PM

It would be if it weren't for a Lewis Gun drum.
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Posted 16 February 2005 - 05:09 PM

QUOTE (Arthur Fliegenheimer @ Feb 16 2005, 05:05 PM)
It would be if it weren't for a Lewis Gun drum.

goes to show you can't belive everything you read laugh.gif

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Posted 16 February 2005 - 06:08 PM

Wasn't that or one just like it out there recently advertising itself as a TSMG case?
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Posted 19 February 2005 - 06:25 AM

If it's this leather pouch you are talking about, Thompson SMG Leather Drum Magazine Case Military Gun 6512707185 , I have owned 2 of them.. Both were dated 1918. After a lot of research I found that these leather "drum" pouches were actually for survey equipment.
Here is the email I sent the seller.

Dear pikeandthewildbunch!,

Hi, FYI, I have owned 2 of those leather pouches... Both, unfortunately were dated 1918. I did some reseach, and found that these pouches were actually for a piece of survey/engineer equipment and NOT a Thompson SMG accessory. The most obvious clue was the fact that they were both dated 1918, 3 years before the Thompson was ever sold. Sorry to have to advise you of this. It may come back to haunt you.

However, I see that it was sold through the 'buy it now' feature...
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#6 junkyard4$

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Posted 19 February 2005 - 08:03 AM

That's a case for an altimeter. A Thompson drum will fit if you jump up and down a few times. It’s kind of funny, I have seen more of these cases than I have altimeters, usually it’s the other way around.
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Posted 19 February 2005 - 10:45 AM

This reminds me of the leather drum case you used to see on Ebay. It was a round leather case, but was probably used for holding film. I know, I got one; the drum won't even squeeze in. You can always carry your flapjacks to work in it.
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