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  1. Single Action Army
    I found this beauty at the gun show don't know much about it all the serial numbers match on the barrel it says Colt Single action army 38 special Unfortunately the grips are plastic but they do seem pretty old it was gunked up pretty badly I took everything apart I am slowly and gently cleaning...
  2. New Members Introduction
    Yes...I'm in California! I love a challenge :bang_wall: My first gun was a 1962 S&W Model 39 9mm semi-auto. It was a sweet gun in near mint condition, but I knew my soul needed something older. I recently purchased a first-year 1908 Colt Police Positive Special 38. I should have my hands on...
  3. Photos Area
    I just purchased a Colt Official Police .38 the butt is stamped "Michigan State Prison" and on the end of the butt is is stamped No. 16 I haven't see the grips on my gun on any other "official Police" model. mine are the prancing horse black checkered plastic grips. Anyone out there know if...
  4. Colt Revolvers
    So, I just purchased this revolver from a local gun shop. I thought it would be a nice project gun. Unfortunately I only have the one picture. I live in Maryland so, I have to wait 7 days before I can take possession. The serial number is 697392. From the research I've done, this gun was...
  5. Colt Revolvers
    My grandfather recently passed away and left behind a beat up old police positive .38 special. I was wondering if anyone could tell me a little more about it and what it might be worth(it's pretty beat up so probably not much) thanks in advance!! My phone not letting me upload the pics right now...
  6. Colt Revolvers
    Diamondback 2 1/2in .38 nickel 1968 serial number very good condition no box or paper work. I bought it five years ago from a old man in my home town his father bought it new for his mom she said it was to big so stayed in her dresser with her socks till she died in 1990, when he got it in his...
  7. Python
    Picked up three awesome New or Like New in box Pythons today. One of them is an 8 inch nickel .38 special. ADDICTION!!
  8. Colt Revolvers
    Hello, I need some information about a old gun of mine. It is a .38 Special Colt Revolver, 6 inches barrel, hammer-mounted firing pin, adjustable rear sight, hollow underlug, ventilated rib. It looks like a Python, but definitely is not, because of its characteristics. Its serial number is...
  9. Colt Revolvers
    Please don't lecture me on this or whatever I know Ive almost died or could have been seriously wounded from this. This only happened a few days ago. I thank god I walked away with not even a scratch. This gun no longer has its original barrel. My father and a friend of mine say just to keep it...
  10. Colt Revolvers
    I have a Colt Commando revolver here. The Commando, Official Police, and Army Special are all variants of the same revolver. The Army Special was produced until 1927 when Colt gave up on getting a military contract and so they renamed it the Official Police. The Official Police was one of the...
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