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#1 giantpanda4

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Posted 03 December 2005 - 10:30 AM

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http://cgi.ebay.com/.....AMEWA:IT&rd=1

This looks neat, I'd like to at least copy it! But is there a thread of originality to it? My guess - and only a guess - is someone at the base made the case up. Obvioulsy for a specific gun (note s/n on tag) Also, was the nassau st address correct at WWII time? I think this has a history, i just don't know what it is!

Anyone ever seen a box like or similar to this?

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Posted 03 December 2005 - 09:43 PM

Was AO corp at 31 Nassau Street during WWII production of M1A1s? I don't think so but am not sure.
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Posted 03 December 2005 - 11:02 PM

Excellent question. I know the New York address for the Auto-Ordnance Corporation in 1940 was 80 Broadway. New York City, NY. However, I cannot say for certain the 31 Nassau Street address was no longer associated with Auto-Ordnance.
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Posted 04 December 2005 - 12:59 PM

Not that I am a particular fan of SG, but for an M1 or M1A1 TSMG, the Sportsmans Guide 6 Pistol case is a perfect fit. Pop the frame off the upper and the gun fits right in with room for several stick mags.

Aluminum shell with eggcrate foam inside and a pretty decent seal around the border. About $40.

No plaque, however.
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Posted 04 December 2005 - 01:48 PM

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 10:32 AM

OK Who is this ricardodes? He's won 17 out of the last 20 auctions with a single bid..... Either he has a sniping program, or he has plenty of time to spend in front of his computer....... I hate overseas auctions as they usually end in the wee hours here on the left coast..... I'm on a mission now......
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#7 full auto 45

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 11:21 AM

I hear ya Z. He's got many that I've been watching! I didn't bid because you and Bill were on it.
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Posted 10 December 2005 - 11:29 AM

Ricardobes is Richard Garcia in Canada. He has posted here in the past, but it's been a long time since I've seen him on the board.

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 11:33 AM

Isn't he the guy who was going to start the glossy periodical about Thompsons?

So ah, whatever happened to that, eh?
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Posted 11 December 2005 - 01:14 PM

Dave - I thought Richard Garcia went by "Brullen" on evilbay. And yes - he was the one who was publishing a periodical.
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Posted 11 December 2005 - 02:04 PM

He stopped using the name "Brullen" on Ebay about a year ago, but he is the same collector who formerly used that name.

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 01:24 AM

Those latches seem to be the ones I just bought for my parts box I made up for my TSMG Parts. Modern day hinges is my .02 cents.
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