Auto-Ordnance Thompson M1 TM1 Tommy .45 ACP Semi-Auto Rifle w/ 3 Colt Mags

SOLD FOR: $1478.88

WOA#: WY230316DL001

Make: Auto Ordnance

Model: Thompson M1

Serial Number: M15457

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings: The top of the receiver is marked with a bullet-shaped trademark stamp. The right side of the receiver is marked with “AUTO-ORDNANCE CORPORATION WEST HURLEY, NEW YORK, U.S.A.”. The left side of the receiver is marked with “THOMPSON SEMI-AUTOMATIC CARBINE CALIBER .45M1 NO. M15457” and “FIRE/SAFE”. ALl 3 box magazines are marked “U.S. -30 CARTRIDGE-CAL.45” with the colt logo “CO” within a C.

Barrel Length: 16.5” Smooth

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade front sight with a rear aperture battle sight.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The fixed buttstock, pistol grip, and forestock are walnut wood with smooth surfaces.The handguard has finger grooves. The receivers are steel and there is a trap in the buttstock. The LOP is 17” from front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stocks rate in Excellent overall condition with minimal handling wear.  There are some scratches and compression marks on the pistol grip.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: Three Rare Original Colt 30rd .45 ACP stick magazines in Fine overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blue

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows minimal wear. There are some scratches on the receiver and some operation wear where the charging handle reciprocates.  The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Total of 3 Original Colt Magazines, Flambeau Hard Case, and a Springfield Armory Chamber Lock and Keys.

Our Assessment:  This modern Auto-Ordnance’s M1 Thompson is a .45 caliber semi-automatic replica of the most famous American submachine gun of World War II. A classic design and one of the most recognized models, this hefty semi-automatic reproduction firearm allows modern users to handle American history and look good at the same time. The Thompson M1 accepts traditional stick magazines, and this unit’s good condition will make it stand out in any collection or a field oversaturated with AR builds. This could be your chance to own an impressive, if a bit infamous, part of Americana.  Please see details below and good luck!

Auto-Ordnance Thompson M1 TM1 Tommy .45 ACP Semi-Auto Rifle w/ 3 Colt Mags
Auto-Ordnance Thompson M1 TM1 Tommy .45 ACP Semi-Auto Rifle w/ 3 Colt Mags