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#1 philasteen

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Posted 15 May 2005 - 05:08 PM

And does anybody know who bought it?
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Posted 16 May 2005 - 08:31 AM

Anyone?
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Posted 16 May 2005 - 09:23 PM

$39,500 + 10% buyer premium.

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Posted 16 May 2005 - 09:40 PM

Ouch!
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Posted 16 May 2005 - 09:48 PM

JCD stricks it rich again. Like old Don from Don's Guns says, "I don't wanna make any money folks, I just love to sale guns." He forgot, " and break it off in your ass"
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#6 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 16 May 2005 - 09:49 PM

Almost $45K for one of the lowest 3-digit serial number Colt TSMG's that has appeared on the market? Maybe a few G's high, but find another one for sale if that is what you want.
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Posted 16 May 2005 - 09:51 PM

Soon all Colt TSMG'S will retail for $50,000+; buy them now and sell at $100,000 in ten years, if they are not then outlawed. ohmy.gif blink.gif laugh.gif cool.gif

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Posted 16 May 2005 - 09:52 PM

QUOTE (bug @ May 16 2005, 09:23 PM)
$39,500 + 10% buyer premium.

Bob D

I believe it is actually 15% no?
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Posted 16 May 2005 - 09:56 PM

QUOTE (Z3BigDaddy @ May 16 2005, 08:52 PM)
QUOTE (bug @ May 16 2005, 09:23 PM)
$39,500 + 10% buyer premium.

Bob D

I believe it is actually 15% no?


Correct!

Thats $45,400 for the poor buyer and the seller gets just over $31,500.

Even if I wanted a colt I don't think I would let myself get raped like that.


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#10 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 16 May 2005 - 10:07 PM

Could the owner of #114 have realized the entire $45,400 for himself if he sold it privately? I believe he could have, but he would have looked forward to many flakes, emails, appointments, etc. Was it worth it to him to give up $11,825 in commissions for the privilege of washing his hands of the entire deal process? If someone is willing to leave money on the table, that is their conscious decision. As this thread is testament to, their are those who will be more than happy to take advantage of the situation.
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Posted 17 May 2005 - 12:23 AM

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give up $11,825


Even given the age base of the majority of colt Thompson owners, it would behoove them to learn to use a digital camera, become familiar with the internet and message boards and at least TRY to sell it themselves. There is no way the owner of COLT 114 should have gotten less than 32K for his prized weapon. He could have gotten at least 38 or 39 out of it on sturm, subguns, or perhaps even here.

To employ this disdainful, presumptious asshat J.C. Devine is nothing short of ludicrous. He is NOT THE ONLY WAY TO SELL RARE THOMPSONS! In fact, he should be the most least desirable way to do so.

But, I guess since colt Thompsons are selling now for 45K, my Savage must be worth at least 35K.
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Posted 17 May 2005 - 01:12 AM

I would imagine it is the geriatric crowd, along with the prepubescent nerds, that gravitated to computer literacy long ago. These decrepit octogenarians seem to already populate the gun boards with great frequency as well. Just look at all those dealers with 40 years experience in NFA commerce that inspire the wet behind the ears lads with their old school ways.

That leaves the digital camera. A superfluous invention since an old fashioned camera can have the film transfered to a CD and then inserted into hard drive.

But even though some Colt TSMG's have commanded over $40K, Savage 1928's seem to have plateaued at $25K. Maybe Devine could swindle some unsuspecting bidder out of $26K.

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Posted 17 May 2005 - 06:37 AM

What did the spare parts kit go for?
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Posted 17 May 2005 - 12:30 PM

Is this a record price for a Thompson sale?

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Posted 17 May 2005 - 12:59 PM

Not if you consider the $85K for the Earl inspired Midas Colt TSMG and the supposed $100K for serial number 167 that was touted as the "#1 Most Perfect Colt TSMG In The U.S." .....

Phil,
I do not mean to imply that any TSMG has reached a ceiling on their prices. However, the $25K figure for the 1928 WWII TSMG seems to be the high water mark for the last year.

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Posted 17 May 2005 - 02:10 PM

[I sure wish the government would ban the manufacture of new meat grinders for private use, having close to 200. ...and antique shoe horns]


Ya but Phil....Thompsons are so much more fun to play with than a box of grinders and shoe horns!... wink.gif
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#17 Merry Ploughboy

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Posted 17 May 2005 - 06:58 PM

Just a couple months ago the "mystery" Thompson (linked to Dillinger?) as alleged to have sold for $150,000.
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Posted 19 May 2005 - 07:57 PM

i must go to san fran and jump off the bridge...

$45,000 for #114..............i bet they will now ask 75,000.00 each for 98,99, and 103,oh and 274, i pocketed a mere $30,000 for that bunch....

number's fredo it's all in the number's!!!!just when i think i'm out.they pull me back in...wink!!

i will ask 1.2 mill for my last one...and get that trailer in malibu....and feed the seagull's...

take care,ron
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Posted 19 May 2005 - 09:43 PM

Ron, your killing me. Are you for real or what?
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Posted 20 May 2005 - 10:40 AM

nope,i'm just a figment of arthur's imagination.
and the person he alway's wanted to be....the yoda of thompson's...wink!! or what maybe a carnie named yo-yo??i forget!

i have risen above the petty fighting,the intolerable nuisance of mere thompson bohemian bush/wa!

and now am on a plain of truth.........livin in van down by the river.............

eatin a bag of sniker doodle's..drinkin hamm's..........

oh! back to the question.fur real???

just like everybody else here...tho some may beg to differ!

do i care????it's a message board.that's all it is and all it will ever be....more important thing's in what you have left in life.

follow the force,and never lose the magic...
once you do,you end up devine............

take care,karnak
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