April 11-13, 2023 Firearms and Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/11/2023
Colt 1921/28 Navy Thompson with Cutts compensator and “U.S. Navy” marking above model marking on left side of receiver as well as “8” overstamp. “JHB” inspection mark clearly visible on right side of receiver. Diamond logo Cutts compensator. Gun retains 1928 internal parts. Buttstock retains visible cartouche at leading edge. Accessories include 1 30-round third stick magazine. Although many Thompson machine guns were produced, especially during World War II, it is the Colt Thompson which is the most iconic of all American machine guns, and the ones with the Cutts compensator and vertical foregrip such are this one have the most recognized silhouette. Electronic NFA Registry indicates "COLT" as the manufacturer. CONDITION: Overall appearance and finish is extremely fine to near excellent deep lustrous original finish with some slight loss of finish to gray patina at the forward edge of the charging handle slot and where the charging stud contacts the receiver. Wood is extremely fine with some light handling marks. Bore is near excellent, shiny and bright. Bolt face extremely fine. Mechanics are crisp. This is a select fire machine gun. A very attractive and collectible example of the most popular and sought after of the Thompson machine gun models with the added appeal of having U.S. Navy connection. THIS IS A NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT ITEM AND REQUIRES BATF APPROVAL PRIOR TO TRANSFER. THIS ITEM IS FULLY TRANSFERABLE ON AN ATF FORM 3 OR 4 AS CURIO & RELIC ELIGIBLE. JWK 2023-04-13
Barrel Length
11 - 1/2"
.45 ACP
FFL Status
1928 Navy
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $20,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $67,200.00
Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Number Bids: 17
Auction closed on Thursday, April 13, 2023.
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