Monday, June 9, 2014

Cap Gun Monday: MARX Miniature TOMMY GUN

These Marx miniatures were marketed in the '50s and '60s in a variety of forms. I have a couple that were attached to cards and a few in plastic footlockers. I've also seen them on blister cards. Some guns were reissued as late as 1974. Most, as you see, are not in scale to one another. This Tommy Gun is six inches long.

Found this collector's set at a flea market some years back (probably a lot of years, since the seller's price tag says $6.00). I'll be posting close-up looks at these other weapons in weeks to come. In addition to these, I know Marx made A flintlock rifle, a .45 automatic, a Luger, a shotgun and a Springfield rifle. 

Thankfully, the original owner of this set did not use caps, so the guns have no cap corrosion. Cap corrosion is an ugly, ugly thing.

Hard to imagine a kid wanting to carry his Tommy Gun in a belt holster, but this one was included, just in case. The black holsters in the boxed set above were for the smaller handguns.

More fine Cap Guns HERE


Shay said...

Remember 'Combat?' Sgt Saunders carried a tommygun.

oakleyses said...

michael kors outlet, louis vuitton, true religion outlet, christian louboutin shoes, nike free, coach purses, nike air max, polo ralph lauren outlet, louis vuitton handbags, burberry outlet online, michael kors outlet online, coach outlet, michael kors outlet store, prada outlet, true religion, nike air max, coach outlet, polo ralph lauren, longchamp outlet online, coach outlet store online, red bottom shoes, burberry outlet online, kate spade outlet online, michael kors outlet online, nike shoes, kate spade handbags, christian louboutin outlet, michael kors outlet online, air max pas cher, jordan shoes, true religion outlet, nike air max, louboutin shoes, tiffany and co jewelry, louis vuitton outlet online, longchamp handbags, prada handbags, michael kors outlet online, longchamp outlet, gucci handbags, tiffany jewelry, louis vuitton outlet, chanel handbags, louis vuitton outlet, tory burch outlet, ray ban outlet

oakleyses said...

air jordan, nike air force, oakley pas cher, burberry pas cher, louis vuitton, nike roshe run, nike roshe, ralph lauren, nike air max, converse pas cher, roshe run, ray ban uk, nike trainers, chaussure louboutin, vans pas cher, nike free pas cher, ralph lauren pas cher, hollister, mac cosmetics, sac michael kors, louis vuitton pas cher, vans outlet, sac vanessa bruno, air max, lacoste pas cher, longchamp, hollister, longchamp, scarpe hogan, longchamp pas cher, barbour, timberland, mulberry, new balance pas cher, nike free, north face pas cher, nike huarache, abercrombie and fitch, north face, michael kors canada, hollister, ray ban pas cher, louis vuitton uk, guess pas cher, hermes pas cher, nike blazer pas cher, lululemon, tn pas cher, michael kors uk, sac louis vuitton

oakleyses said...

moncler, ugg, moncler, moncler outlet, north face outlet, canada goose, instyler ionic styler, canada goose outlet, mcm handbags, insanity workout, abercrombie and fitch, north face jackets, chi flat iron, ugg boots, celine handbags, nike air max, soccer jerseys, p90x workout, new balance outlet, valentino shoes, ghd, moncler, canada goose outlet, giuseppe zanotti, lululemon outlet, mont blanc pens, rolex watches, babyliss pro, wedding dresses, birkin bag, uggs outlet, bottega veneta, jimmy choo shoes, ugg soldes, canada goose uk, uggs on sale, reebok shoes, canada goose pas cher, iphone 6 case, canada goose outlet, ugg outlet, nfl jerseys, herve leger, soccer shoes, beats headphones, ferragamo shoes, asics shoes, hollister clothing, baseball bats, marc jacobs outlet