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    pre Detective Special Circa 1926 (I think) with Audley holster




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    det. spc.

    mine, circa 1938

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    Colt DS photo thread

    My only Detective Special-a .32 NP with a Myres
    holster.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ClintB View Post
    Well Those are all mighty fine looking snubbies!

    Since this thread has attracted the Detectives of the forums, I've got a question.

    I have the opportunity to pick up a NIB Detective from about '76. It looks identical to Colt-SL's

    Would you fire and carry such a gun? I really don't have any safe queens, I shoot all of my guns. I really want something I can carry..............
    Absolutely. I carried a DS for years before selling it. When I realized I had to have another I found mine on Gunbroker. The ad said that it didn't look like it had been fired but the original owner told the dealer it had. That was enough for me. I've fired it and loved it, cleaned it back up and it serves on carry duty rotation replacing an unfired Magnum Carry. Shoot 'em; you can always clean 'em. (Highly collectibles excluded - HA!)
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    Colt Detective Special 1977 - Nickel

    Here is my only DS, a Nickel 1977:


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    Detictive Special

    A couple of pre war Detective Special:

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    Added mine

    Here is a pic of my recently aquired 1934 Nickel Detective Special. It was my grandfathers gun. Enjoy!! I do. Mike
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    1953 DS:


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    carry piece

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    Shooting more, typing less

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    Another early 2 inch Police Positive Special/Pre-Detective. Note the narrow grips frame, only barrel marking "38 Special", smooth non-checkered trigger.



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