Original 1921 Early 1/2 Page Advertisement from Auto-Ordnance advertising their new “Self-Acting Breech Mechanism” which lists both their Thompson Auto-Rifle and the Thompson Submachine Gun. This was the cornerstone of Mr. Thompson’s firearm design, this delayed block back which was first tried to be incorporated in a rifle and failed which then finally resulted in the Thompson Submachine Gun. Full page pulled from a 1921 Dated Army Ordnance Magazine in excellent condition measuring 8.5 x 11.5 approximately.
Lot 060 – 1921 Auto-Ordnance “Self-Acting Breech Mechanism” Advertisement
Original 1921 Early Advertisement from Auto-Ordnance.
Item condition: Used
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