Pre 1986 Dealer Only Samples - 980908-1
A great example of an original WWII, M1A1 Thompson sub-machine gun. Wood looks good as well as the parkerized finish. There is an interesting marking just in front of the standard serial number marking. It is marked "AO-45", designating that it was rebuilt in 1945 at the Auto Ordnance plant (Maquire Industries Inc.)for the US Government. The spots around the rear sight is old grease and not rust. The weapon was previously owner by the Escalon Police Department, Escalon, CA. It was imported, as a Dealer Sales Sample by American Arms in Sacramento, CA., and its sale is limited to active Class 2 and 3 Dealers only. It is a Pre Sample and may be kept in your possession if your license lapses.
Class 2 and Class 3 Dealers Only On This Weapon!