Thompson Auto-Ordnance brings Bonnie and Clyde Thompson to collectors (PHOTOS)
By Jacki Billings
The Bonnie and Clyde Thompson is a continuation of Thompson Auto-Ordnance’s custom, collector Thompsons. (Photo: Thompson Auto-Ordnance)
Thompson Auto-Ordnance brings more custom collectibles to consumers with the introduction of the Bonnie and Clyde Thompson.
The Bonnie and Clyde Thompson features a custom finish paired with engravings commemorating the outlaw couple’s escapades. The Thompson’s stock is outfitted with text from Bonnie’s poem “The Trail’s End.” The grip is engraved with a Texas Rangers badge, to honor famous lawman Frank Hamer’s dedication to stopping Bonnie and Clyde. The stock, forearm, and grip boast a walnut construction.
(Photo: Thompson Auto-Ordnance)
The Bonnie and Clyde Thompson opts for a rusted Cerakote 1927 pattern Thompson look paired with an all steel, 18-inch barrel chambered in .45 ACP.
“Despite their evil ways, both bandits became symbols of the time period and earned a role in American popular culture including multiple film portrayals,” the company said in a press release. “Auto-Ordnance continues the legend with this custom finished and engraved Bonnie and Clyde Thompson. Each of these Tommy Guns are engraved with reminders of the outlaw duo’s escapades, including photos, a wanted poster, and news headline.”
The Bonnie and Clyde Thompson is available with a 50-round drum and 20-round stick magazine and a