I picked up a BPD marked Bankers Special in .38 S&W made in 1935 at a gun show yesterday. It was cheap, so I grabbed it without doing any research.
Couple of questions:
1. Does BPD stand for Boston PD? The rack number is pretty high, so I assumed it had to be a large police department.
*Pre-War Colt Banker's Special Double Action Revolver.... (Total: 1 Items) Military & Patriotic
You'll have to log in or join to see the closing price and a bigger picture, but clearly whomever was bidding on it did not know what he/she was getting into at that price!!
To me, it looks like a...