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Lot 117 – WW2 Canadian Thompson Paper Grouping (4)

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WW2 Canadian Thompson Paper Grouping of 4 items from 1942-1944, Thompson 1928 Instruction Sheet, No. 1 Canadian Army Manual, Range Course Manual and an original paper shooting target all in excellent condition.

Estimate – $200.00 – $250.00

Item condition: Used

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WW2 Canadian Paper Grouping (4) in excellent condition. On the 10th of September 1939 Canada entered the war along side Britain as a commonwealth country, although not fully prepared for war at the time, they quickly ramped up production of all war materials and used many of the same weapons as the British including the Thompson Submachine Gun, some of which came from the US directly under the Lend Lease act later in the war.

This grouping consists of a a Canadian Army Training Manual No. 1 which includes information on the Thompson Submachine Gun, with 196 pages plus cardstock covers measuring 5.5 inches by 8 inches approximately, dated 1942 and ink stamped on the front cover – 3 RCHA Training Library in good used condition. Also there is a 1928 Thompson Instruction sheet (single page double sided) titled – CARBINE MACHINE THOMPSON .45 INCH M 1928 A.1. measuring 8.5 inches by 11 inches approximately and dated  5 April 1944 in excellent condition. The third item is a Range Course Manual titled –  SMALL ARMS TRAINING    VOULME 1  PAMPHLET 18   RANGE COURSESS (WAR)  dated 1942 and has information and a drawing on the Thompson range characteristics plus included is the final item being an original cardboard target (as seen in the manual) it is for rifles but an interesting very hard to find item which displays very well. A very nice grouping overall and excellent for a display all in excellent condition.

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Auction started June 11, 2022 12:00 pm

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