The The “Tommy-Gun” is one of the most recognizable guns in the world and is an icon of American firearm production. The Thompson Submachine Gun was designed from 1917-1919 by General John T. Thompson and the Auto-Ordnance Corporation and first entered production in 1921. As a reliable weapon firing a powerful .45 caliber round, it was welcomed by the military, law enforcement and criminals alike. The Tommy-Gun has seen action in numerous arenas including WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the streets of Chicago.
This Thompson is configured in the standard fashion as seen during WWII.
Auto Ordnance Corporation
Initial date of manufacture:
1921 to present1960