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  1. Model 1896 New Army and Navy Franken-gun

    Colt Revolvers
    Recently purchased an 1896 with a Colt Commando Barrel in 38 Special. I understand that at the end of the production of these 38 special was offered. The cylinder is off color from the frame and is RAC marked. Did RAC inspect cylinders in 38 special?
  2. Need some help identifying a Colt Commando

    Colt Long Guns
    Hello Everybody! I am in charge of a small arms library here at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Explosive Ordnance Disposal. I have recently been updating our historical info for all of the weapons and came across a Colt Commando that has me stumped. After speaking with Paul Szymaszek at the...
  3. Colt Commando Revolver DPC markings

    Colt Revolvers
    I resently noticed that a Colt Commando revolver I have is marked "DPC/RM 383-11 on the butt strap.I assume that the DPC means Defense Plant Corp". Has anyone seen these type of markings [email protected]
  4. Colt Commando revolver

    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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