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Old 05-08-2018, 05:04 AM   #1
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Default My 1921 Colt Thompson

This is my all original and matching 1921 Colt Thompson with honest wear, and with it's matching serial number C drum. Took me years to find the right gun, and THIS WAS IT! The seller made the process an absolute pleasure and I consider him a good friend as well now. Thanks for looking!

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Old 05-08-2018, 07:16 AM   #2
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That's badass! First gun I ever shot was a semi auto Thompson and like two months later I bought my first 22 which got me grounded since I still lived at my parents house and was still in hs! Funny when Obama got elected my parents quickly changed there view on guns!
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Congratulations! I've had the pleasure of working on a few original Thompson guns. They are impressive in every way. You are blessed to own one.
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Absolutely gorgeous!!!

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that's awesome!
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Absolutely stunning, I have shot a 1928 Thompson similar to yours full auto at the Shenandoah valley machine gun Shoot. No recoil, im sure you are walking around with a shit eating grin all day now that it is all yours. Congrats
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Beautiful! The first MG I have ever fired was a WW1 Thompson with a stick magazine.
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Old 05-20-2018, 08:53 AM   #8
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That's awesome, I love the original 21 look. And a matching serial numbered drum too.


BTW I have a 28 West Hurley.
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I can't imagine what that would cost.
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That's very cool. Have shot/worked on 1928A1,M1,M1A1 lots of fun.
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Old 05-24-2018, 07:16 AM   #11
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Nice!
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Old 05-24-2018, 04:11 PM   #12
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Great purchase collegeboy!!! Will we get to see a range test?
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nice chicago typewriter you got there collegeboy, too bad it didn't with cutts suppressor.
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1921 is the Colt to have.
Those were hand finished, finely blued and detailed to
be smooth as a babys butt.
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Old 06-03-2018, 01:15 AM   #15
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nice chicago typewriter you got there collegeboy, too bad it didn't with cutts suppressor.
Thanks! I only wanted an early 1921A. They are rarer and I prefer the looks of them. Of course, it's all personal taste.
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Great purchase collegeboy!!! Will we get to see a range test?
I may or may not shoot this MG.
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That's awesome, I love the original 21 look. And a matching serial numbered drum too.


BTW I have a 28 West Hurley.
Nice! Enjoy it!
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Old 06-03-2018, 02:46 AM   #18
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I may or may not shoot this MG.
NO way I could own that and not shoot it.

I wish I could own one, but alas I am but a mere peasant and do not have the privilege$$$$$$ from the powers that be to do so.
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NO way I could own that and not shoot it.

I wish I could own one, but alas I am but a mere peasant and do not have the privilege$$$$$$ from the powers that be to do so.

I have a ton of other machine guns that can give me my fix. I just can't shoot this Thompson. There's just no reason for me, and I do not want to risk bulging the barrel. I can understand though. If I did not have other machine guns, then it would be impossible for me not to shoot it.

On another note, don't say you are a peasant and can't get one of these. I'm not privileged, am only 32 years old, and waited tables for 10 years. Bust your ass and make a dream or two happen, and you'll be able to afford these just fine. 😀
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On another note, don't say you are a peasant and can't get one of these. I'm not privileged, am only 32 years old, and waited tables for 10 years. Bust your ass and make a dream or two happen, and you'll be able to afford these just fine. 😀
Bullshit, you ran into money somewhere...
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Single, and concentrates his funds on guns!
Its surprising what you can afford.

We have been handling lots of Thompson parts the past couple of weeks.
The early production parts are easy to spot as the metal has such a nice finish.


That is awesome to have a matching drum!
I have thought about the British issued M1928's as that would fit into my collection!


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We have been handling lots of Thompson parts the past couple of weeks.
The early production parts are easy to spot as the metal has such a nice finish.
You Sir, have got my attention
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Bullshit, you ran into money somewhere...

Lol I wish. It's called hard work and investing right. I'm in my 30s and married and we are both just hard workers. It's not rocket science. Anyone of us can do it.
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Single, and concentrates his funds on guns!
Its surprising what you can afford.

We have been handling lots of Thompson parts the past couple of weeks.
The early production parts are easy to spot as the metal has such a nice finish.


That is awesome to have a matching drum!
I have thought about the British issued M1928's as that would fit into my collection!


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Thanks. I am very happy about the drum!

Married though. With an equally hard working and understanding wife.
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Thanks. I am very happy about the drum!

Married though. With an equally hard working and understanding wife.

The wife that shares your interest in firearms is a good partner!
She may even have her own particular "niche" (my wife collects Winchester lever actions).


The Thompson SMG is such an iconic firearm!
I think yours would be about impossible to upgrade.
It appears to have been appreciated and well cared for!
Now it's your turn to be its caretaker.


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Dammmnnn. I for one am jealous. Thanks for sharing it. Keep that history piece alive
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Thats beautiful. My first time shooting full autos was a thompson and and ak-74 at one of the tourist trap rental ranges in las vegas
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Colt Thompson. Veeerry expensive.
The OP is in a lucrative profession that he has worked hard for and has some truly outstanding firearms. Is it a USPS gun?
Congratulations, I probably would only shoot it once as well.
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If your ever in the market for a left, or right nut, I'd gladly trade you one for that piece of hardware.
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If your ever in the market for a left, or right nut, I'd gladly trade you one for that piece of hardware.

I'll give ya' my two!
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Colt Thompson. Veeerry expensive.
The OP is in a lucrative profession that he has worked hard for and has some truly outstanding firearms. Is it a USPS gun?
Congratulations, I probably would only shoot it once as well.

Not a USPS gun. Was bought by a doctor, then a PD had it for about 20 years.
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CB post more photos of the Thompson. I enjoy these threads of yours, and IIRC you have a couple other FA as well
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