Are there any Colt revolvers that are Police Positive?
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What was the grip on a Colt 32-20 Police Positive Special?
The .32-20 Police Positive Special was available with 4-, 5-, or 6-inch barrels; fixed sights; and with a choice of blue or nickel finishes. At various times in the model’s production life, the grips were made from hard rubber, checkered walnut, or a synthetic material known as “Coltwood.”
What was the serial number of the Colt Police?
Early Colt Police Positive Serial Number 403841 with 5″ barrel – Factory inscribed “Inspector Dance Halls” with blue finish and medallion checkered walnut grips. This Police Positive was a single gun shipment to W. Bingham Company on May 20, 1931. It was processed on Colt Factory Order number 10043/1.
Why was the Colt Positive Special so popular?
In the early 20th century the Colt Positive and Positive Special teamed with Colt’s other admired model, the Official Police, to capture the lion’s share of the law enforcement firearms market. Very popular with law enforcement officers due to its lightweight, the Positive Special went through a number of series or “issues”.
What’s the serial number on a Colt Police 38?
Police Positive .38 Factory Inscribed serial number 403841 with 5″ barrel – right side. Revolver is fitted with Colt factory flush medallion checkered walnut grips. Front site is standard early rounded type.
Where is Inspector dance halls on a Colt Police 38?
Colt Police Positive .38 Special – factory inscribed “Inspector Dance Halls” on the rear grip strap. Marked on top of barrel: COLT’S PT. F. A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD.