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THOMPSON MODELS (continued)

 

          

Model of 1922 Thompson Submachine Rifle

Only three intact examples of this model are known to exist today. 

 

 


                 

                                     Model of 1923 Extra Heavy Barrel Thompson Submachine Rifle

 The gun is shown fitted with detachable bipod legs and a 20 cartridge capacity box magazine for  .45 Remington-Thompson cartridges.  No intact examples of this gun are known to exist today.  (National Archives photo)

 


 

                                                                    

                 

                          Model 1928 (Aluminum) Thompson Submachine Gun

Approximately 40 sets of aluminum receivers and trigger housings were made.  Of those only two are believed to have been completed into guns with the Tenite grips and stocks.  Only one intact example is known to exist

 today.

 

                                                                                                     

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