IMA Original US WWII Thompson M-1A1 Display SMG Submachine Gun W/ Mags

SOLD FOR: $700.00

WOA#: WY240502NA008

Make: IMA

Model: Thompson Submachine Gun

Serial Number: None

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: None

Action Type: None

Barrel Length: 10.5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a tall pinned post, the rear sight is a tall peephole with protective wings.

Stock Configuration & Condition: This SMG has a three piece walnut stock set with a finger grooved forend with sling loop, finger grooved pistol grip, and a dropped comb stock with a steel buttplate. There are pressure dents and scratches throughout. There are no cracks. The LOP measures 17 1/4″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stock rates in about Very Good overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: One 30 round magazine in Good condition. One original US WW2 blued 20 round magazine in very good condition, and marked to Seymour Products.

Type of Finish: Blued/Parkerized

Finish Originality: Original

Overall Condition: This SMG retains about 85% of its metal finish. There are scratches, nicks, and handling marks throughout. There is wear to the leading edges of the charging handle, receiver, magazine guide channel, and sight wings. The screw heads are sharp, the pins are unmarred. Overall, this SMG rates in about Good condition.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: One khaki canvas “no-buckl” sling, one original US WW2 1944 dated khaki canvas muzzle cover, and the two magazines mentioned above.

Our Assessment: This IMA Original US WWII Thompson M-1A1 Display SMG Submachine Gun is a non-functional replica designed for historical display and collector purposes. The Thompson M-1 was the standard US SMG early in WW2, and it was loved by the troops for its rugged reliability. Paratroopers, Alamo Scouts, US Marines, and ground pounding GIs all carried the Thompson. International Military Antiques (IMA) has crafted this display piece to closely replicate the look and feel of the original wartime submachine gun. The display gun features a dummy receiver, and is constructed from original and newly manufactured parts, providing an authentic appearance. While it cannot be fired, the meticulous attention to detail ensures that it accurately represents the aesthetics and dimensions of the original Thompson. The use of genuine parts where possible only adds to its authenticity, making it a wonderful piece for collectors, reenactors, and military vehicle enthusiasts. Whether displayed in a private collection, a museum, or used in historical reenactments, this replica helps preserve the legacy of the legendary US Thompson SMG of World War II. -R.E.

IMA Original US WWII Thompson M-1A1 Display SMG Submachine Gun W/ Mags
IMA Original US WWII Thompson M-1A1 Display SMG Submachine Gun W/ Mags