What is a 32 police cartridge?

What is a 32 police cartridge?

The . 32 S&W Long, also known as 7.65x23mm, is a straight-walled, centerfire, rimmed handgun cartridge, based on the earlier . It was introduced in 1896 for Smith & Wesson’s first-model Hand Ejector revolver. Colt called it the . 32 Colt New Police in revolvers it made chambered for the cartridge.

What caliber is a Colt Police Positive?

The Colt Police Positive is a small-frame, double-action revolver featuring a six-round cylinder, chambered for either . 32 or . 38 caliber.

Is 32 S&W Long the same as 32 long colt?

The . 32 Long Colt and . 32 S&W Long are not interchangeable due to differences in case and bullet diameter.

What kind of cartridge does the Colt Police Positive Special fire?

Colt did this – both with the .32 and the .38 Special – named them the “Colt New Police” to avoid advertising the Smith and Wesson developments. The Police Positive Special will fire the old .32 S&W cartridge as well as the Long and will not do at all well with the old .32 Colt and Long Colt Cartridges.

What kind of ammo does a Colt 32 CTG use?

I have a similar Colt, a Police Positive Special, it is the same pistol with a slightly longer frame and cylinder. Mine is in 32-20, another old and hard to get size. I have been very satisfied with Magtech ammo in .38 S&W in an old top-break. Your friend is lucky.

When did the Colt 32 new police come out?

32 S&W Long/.32 Colt New Police made in 1938. Colt Police Positive revolvers marked with Colt D.A..32 on the barrel are chambered for .32 Long Colt. Revolvers marked with .32 Colt New Police on the barrel are chambered for .32 Smith & Wesson Long.

What kind of ammo is used in a Colt pistol?

32 ACP ammo or 32 Automatic Colt Pistol ammunition was at one point one of the most popular cartridges in the world. .32 ammo was most widely spread throughout Europe, but also found its way to South America and the United States. Designed to be used in small, compact blowback operated weapons you’ll find a lot of concealed carry pistol…