Bonnie and Clyde's guns up for auction

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by GM*, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. GM*

    GM* ~

    Oct 15, 2011
    "A Tommy gun and a shotgun seized in a police shootout with gangsters Bonnie and Clyde in 1933 are headed for the auction block in the US.
    Strong interest is expected in the January 21 auction of the weapons, which were displayed in a Springfield, Missouri, police museum for nearly 40 years until the owner decided recently to put them up for sale.
    The .45-calibre 1921 Thompson submachine gun is better known as a "Tommy gun," commonly depicted in movies and crime lore. It and an 1897 12-gauge Winchester shotgun will be sold by Mayo Auction & Realty in Kansas City ..."​
  2. Blue Ridge

    Blue Ridge Well-Known Member

    Nov 3, 2011
    How I'd love to own that Thompson's!

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