Object Title

Centrefire automatic submachine gun - Thompson Model 1927A1

Centrefire automatic submachine gun - Thompson Model 1927A1

Date

1970

Object Number

XII.9546

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in scheme in 1989. From North Yorkshire Police, no. 6

Physical Description

Long barreled modern manufactured version of Model 1927A1. Thompson with finned barrel, Cutts compensator, pistol foregrip and 50 round drum magazine. This model does not have the quickly detatchable butt of the earlier patterns. It has been manufactured as a semi-automatic carbine

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 6571455

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

THOMPSON SEMI-AUTOMATIC CARBINE CALIBRE 45 AUTOMATIC CARTRIDGE

Associations

Places America