Vintage Glock promo materials and armorer manual

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  1. chewbackup

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    Hey everyone,

    I wanted to take the time to show some of my old school Glock materials. I have been an avid Glock collector for many years, and have accumulated a ridiculous amount of old original materials. For you viewing pleasure, an old armorer manual, promo hamdouts, original press kit g26 g27, september 1985 article from American Handgunner, regarded as the first published article to ever test the Glock.

    It is hilarious to me it is like a 1 page article and they are doubting the plastic gun! Oh how times have changed!

    I have so much much more of old Glock stuff, if you guys enjoy I will post more!

    Take care all!
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    Nice stuff. Keep it coming.
     

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    Oh man, I'd love that armorer's manual....
     
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    Nice! I really like the old ads myself!
     
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    Look at those MSRPs. $511 for the G17 and G19 in 1988 is equivalent to just over $1100 today. $740 for the G17L is the same as $1600 today.

    They were a bit pricey back then.
     
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    Nice photos. Is the Armorer Manual genuine or a copy? I though the early ones had red and grey colored covers.
     
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    Well Ben! Thanks so much for sharing that awesome collection. I really enjoyed looking at it. Are these materials that you've saved personally over the years or did you just get lucky enough to find them somewhere?
     
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    Weird retail pricing. The first 19 I bought, in late '89 was $259.99, brand new in box. That was normal. Never saw one for more.

    If I recall correctly in mid-92 they took a $100 price jump. My dealer warned me it was coming as I was contemplating a 23. They were brand new, a hundred bucks was a hundred bucks so I bought one.


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