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#1 Dirk67

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Posted 23 April 2005 - 12:10 PM

Front reads:

MAGAZINE TYPE "L"
THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN
50 CARTRIDGES CAL. 45
FOR 1928 MODEL WIND TO
9 OR 11 CLICKS

underneath the key is the thompson logo and

WIND TO 9 OR 11 CLICKS


Rear reads:

AUTO-ORDNANCE CORP.
NEW YORK
REGISTERED IN THE
US PATENT OFFICE


Is it a Westie or??
No nickel rotor blued on inside(blackish more like it)


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#2 gijive

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Posted 23 April 2005 - 12:19 PM

QUOTE (Dirk67 @ Apr 23 2005, 12:10 PM)

Is it a Westie or??

It is a West Hurley. The rotor hub that protrudes out of the front cover should be solid. The WWII variety Auto-Ordnance drums have a hollow shaft for the rotor hub and the Bridgeport, CT. address on the back.
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