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Posted 13 May 2005 - 08:52 AM

I do not know if anyone has seen this before but I triped over these photos through the Auto Weapons web site. Sorry, I can not hook you directly to the photos because the are dynamic (enlargable) images.
Check out the top left and top right images on the FIRST page blink.gif ( It takes a second or two to download)
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#2 GonePostal


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Posted 13 May 2005 - 10:45 AM

It's Reed Knight's collection is Florida built over many years. I don't think you can find something that is NOT in that room somewhere.


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Posted 13 May 2005 - 10:47 AM


Thanks for sharing ....

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Posted 13 May 2005 - 10:50 AM

Anyone want to venture a guess what the current value of this collection is? $10 mil.?
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Posted 13 May 2005 - 11:31 AM

No guess on value, but it is WAY out of my league!!

Not only is his collection extensive, it contains many very special/unique firearms. He has serial number 1 of several different weapons, including a Colt 1917 MG (as I recall). The Tommy in picture 4 is a Model of 1919 that Reed had in the TCA display at the NRA show in Orlando in 2003.

Being in that room takes your breath away!

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Posted 14 May 2005 - 07:44 PM

I got a tour with a few other Thompson Folks when one of the shows were being held in Orlando a few years back.
Also have a number of neat photos.
He mentioned a number of times how these aren't for show but rather he takes them out to shoot and has a range or two where this place is located. I gave some subtle hints to include me on these special days but he never did bite. cool.gif
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