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COLT M1921 .45 ACP THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN - NFA
Colt model 1921 .45 ACP Thompson submachine gun. An exceptional high-grade Colt model 1921 in original FBI blue velvet lined case, with transfer/trade paperwork. Includes 4 box magazines, 1 drum magazine (with matching serial number 398 to firearm), cleaning rod, and box of cleaning accessories.
Provenance: Provenance paperwork included. Research conducted by Roger A. Cox reads: "Nov 25, 1986 Research into Auto Ordnance records indicates the following information on 1921 Thompson No. 398. 1921 Thompson No. 398 was sold as a 21A (without compensator) to the Anaconda Copper Mines, Butte Montana, shipped to the attention of William D. Daly, manager, on May 12, 1921. It was sold by Auto Ordnance salesman A.B. Gray directly from Auto Ordnance, New York, New York..." The 1921 Thompson No.398 was then traded to the Montana Police Department in 1977 for two .223 Rem. AR-15s, serial numbers: "SP66521" & "SP50470."


NOTE: This item is registered with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, as a National Firearms Act (NFA) weapon. It is fully transferable on an ATF Form 3 or Form 4. It is subject to the provisions of BATF NFA United States Code. Prior to executing a bid on this firearm, it is the sole responsibility and obligation of the Bidder to comply and understand all the Local, State, and Federal transfer laws, and restrictions that apply in their current place of residence.

Caliber / Gauge: .45 ACP
Barrel Length: 14"
Serial Number: 398

Condition

Excellent. Bright bore, strong rifling. Shows minor use. In original FBI velvet lined case.

Buyer's Premium

  • 20%

COLT M1921 .45 ACP THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN - NFA

Estimate $60,000 - $90,000Jan 19, 2020
Starting Price $45,000
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