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BC-US--Machine Gun Aucti, 0138

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Sheriff's office to auction century-old machine gun<
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NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) - A northeast Ohio sheriff's office is auctioning off a nearly century-old machine gun to help pay for new weapons for deputies.
The Dover-New Philadelphia Times Reporter reports (http://bit.ly/2us3bJ2 ) that an expert has estimated the Thompson Model 1921's value at $37,000.
The weapon was purchased by Tuscarawas County Sheriff Abe Laird in 1934. Sheriff's Office staff is u ...

 

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