The .45 caliber Thompson sub-machine gun – also known as a Tommy gun – and a 12-gauge Winchester shotgun dating back to 1897 could fetch thousands.
They were seized by police after a daring raid on the duo went wrong and two officers were killed in a hail of bullets.
But during their getaway, the iconic outlaws – who met in January 1930 – left behind the two powerful guns in Joplin, Missouri, in April 1933.
Source: Nick Enoch for Daily Mail.
The .45 caliber Thompson sub-machine gun - also known as a Tommy gun - and…
by John Barsness / Jan 1, 2012