1009

VERY NICE WEST HURLEY THOMPSON 1928 SMG.

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:7,000.00 USD Estimated At:14,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD
VERY NICE WEST HURLEY THOMPSON 1928 SMG.
CURRENT BID
0.00USD
ENTER YOUR MAXIMUM ABSENTEE BID[?]
You must bid at least
7,000.00USD
USD
7,000.00 x 1 unit = 7,000.00USDApplicable fees & taxes are added at checkout.
[?]Live Online Auction Starts In 2021 May 21 @ 10:00 (UTC-4 : AST/EDT)
Cal. 45 ACP. S# 1953A. Bbl. 13" over brake. One of 2 consecutively numbered 1928s in this auction. A fine example of the highly desirable Model 1928 Thompson. From the 6" 27 finned bbl. section to the 2 1/2" slotted muzzle brake it is immediately recognizable as “the gun that made the 20s roar”. Complete w/ attractive hard wood horizontal foregrip, pistol grip & quick detachable shoulder stock, the 1928 is capable of utilizing both stick mags. & the drums often associated w/ them. Blued finish on all exposed metal surfaces. Top mounted, knurled & slotted cocking handle. Front sight blade integral to compensator. Rear folding peep / ladder sight for engaging multiple distances. Markings are as follows: left side receiver “US MODEL 1928 – NO. 1953A”. “THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN – CALIBER .45M1”. Top of receiver marked w/ familiar Thompson trademark bullet logo. Right side receiver contains US patent block & “AUTO – ORDNANCE CORPORATION – WEST HURLEY, NEW YORK, U.S.A.”. MAGS: 30 rd. flat black Crosby Co. stick mag. marked “U.S. – 30 CARTRIDGE CAL 45”. CONDITION: all exposed metal surfaces enjoy complete finish coverage aside from a few light scratches in finish only & light thinning in areas of mechanical interface. Shoulder stock has a few light impressions typically caused in storage. Shiny bore w/ good rifling. Fire control mechanism appears to function correctly when cycled by hand & is extremely smooth. NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT SMG REQUIRING BATF TRANSFER BEFORE TAKING POSSESSION. FULLY TRANSFERABLE. (03-1503/JZ). CURIO CLASS III. $14,000-18,000.