OTHER BOOKS & REPRINTS OF ORIGINAL TSMG LITERATURE

     

 

          1936 HANDBOOK:

 

         “HANDBOOK OF THE THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN MODELS OF 1921 & 1928 &   

         SEMI- AUTOMATIC CARBINE MODEL OF 1927”  Reprint of Auto-Ordnance Corp. 

         owner's instruction manual, paperback, 64 pages, 5½”x8½”.  $6

                                                           

               

          FORT KNOX MANUAL:  

 

         “THOMPSON SUB-MACHINE GUN M1928A1”  Reprint of U.S. Army Armored Force School   

          Gunnery Department, Fort Knox KY, 1941 manual covering the nomenclature, accessories, 

          disassembly, assembly, functioning, and care and cleaning of the 1928A1 TSMG.  This is a picture

          book manual which applies to all TSMGs.  It is the best TSMG owner's manual available. 

          Paperback, 59 pages, 8½”x11”, comb binding for lay flat use.   $12

                                                 

                                                               

 

           G & P MANUAL:   

                                                                                                                                             

         “THE THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN / MECHANISM MADE EASY”  Reprint of 1942

          British manual on the Savage 1928 TSMG, paperback, 32 pages, 5½”x8½”. $6   (Original Available Also $50)

                                                            

 

          TOMMY GUN :

                                                                                                                                           

         “KNOW YOUR WEAPONS: NO.1  /  TOMMY GUN”  Reprint of 1941 British manual on the 

         Savage 1928 TSMG, paperback, 28 pages, 5½”x8½”.   $6

                                                              

                                                   

           1928A1 FM:  

 

          “THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN, CALIBER .45, M1928A1”  Reprint of U.S. Army    

           Field Manual #23-40, paperback, 80 pages, 5½”x8½”. $7

                                                             

 

          1928A1 TM:

 

          “THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN, CAL. .45, M1928A1”  Reprint of U.S. Army Technical                             

           Manual #9-1215, paperback, 25 pages, 5½”x8½”.  $6

 

                                                              

 

      M1/M1A1: TM

 

           “THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN, CAL. .45M1”  Reprint of U.S. Army Technical Manual

            #9-215.  Also includes change #1 covering the M1A1.  Paperback, 60 pages, 5½”x8½”.  $6

                                                             

 

 

               1928A1 COLT SNL;

 

                Reprint of U.S. Army SNL A-82 manual.  This manual addresses the Colt-made U.S. Army 1928A1 TSMG,

                which is also known as the "1928 Navy Overstamp", along with the accessories and parts as standardized

                in 1936.  This is the only known official documentation of this model.  Paperback, 35 pages, 8-1/2" x 11". $9

                                                               

           

 

             DRUM MAGAZINE “DIRECTIONS FOR LOADING” INSTRUCTION CARD:

 

          Authentic reproduction of the card fitted under the winding key of all new drums

          when shipped from the Colt factory.  5-1/8” x 5-1/8” card stock. $5

                                                               

 

                                                            

 

           1929 CATALOG:

           “THOMPSON GUNS 1929 COMMERCIAL PRICE LIST & CATALOG”  Reprint

            of Auto-Ordnance Corp. 1929 catalog, paperback, 19 pages, 8½”x11”.  $6

 

                                                              

 

          1936 CATALOG:                                                                                                                              

          “THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUNS & SEMI-AUTOMATIC CARBINE”  Reprint of

           Auto-Ordnance Corp. 1936 catalog, paperback, 30 pages, 6”x9”. $6    Very few originals are available at $50

                                                     

 

          PARTS CATALOG:

          "U.S. NAVY THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN PARTS CATALOG"  Reprint of the portion of the

           U.S. Navy Catalog of Navy Material covering Thomson Submachine Guns Models 1928A1, M1,

           & M1A1.  Includes parts illustrations of M1A1 gun, parts drawing  numbers cross referenced to

           Army stock numbers, general characteristics of the  guns, etc.  Paperback, 12 pages, 8 1/2"x11". $8

           There is the stapled version & the comb bound version 

 

                                                                

 

 

Book: "Les Pistolets Miltrailleurs" by Jean Huon. Banett EditionThis is a general book on Thompson. Although written ion French, it still has a lot of interesting Thompson information from a European viewpoint. 8-1/2" x 11", 129 pages, comb bound. New condition. $20

Book: "The Thompson Submachine Gun" by Chris Ellis, Classic Weapons Series.A general Thompson book. 64 gloss pages, 8-1/2" x 11", hard cover with dust jacket. New condition. $20

Book: "The Gun That Made The Twenties Roar" by William L. Helmer This is the last edition of this classic book. It is primarily a history of the Auto-Ordnance Corporation as told to Helmer by the actual AOC people before they were all dead. 302 pages, 9-1/2" x 6-1/4", H, hard cover with shelf worn dust cover but otherwise in new condition. $75

Book: "The Thompson Submachinegun - Notes On Auto-Ordnance" Second Edition by Bannon & HillThis is a general book on Thompson but not a rehash of other books. It was one of the first studies of the Thompson. Lots of great photos particularly of the early prototype guns. 305 pages, 8-1/2" x 11", soft cover, comb bond. Very good condition but needs new comb which I may have. $15