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  1. Grips: 1948 Colt Official Police?

    Colt Revolvers
    Hello everone. I recently inherited a Colt Office Police from my father. It's got a six inch barrel and bright blue finish. Unfortunately, it's got replacement rubber Aimpoint grips. I'd like to replace these with the original Colt grips to get back to original condition. The serial number is...
  2. Kansas City area smith?

    Can anyone recommend a good smith in or near the Kansas City area? I have a 1934 official Police that could use a timing adjustment. Thanks! -Miles
  3. Offficial Police Michigan State Prison

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    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. Official Police from South America?

    Colt Revolvers
    Hi, just joined this forum, and just got my first Colt the other day (not counting an AR-15 SP1). It is an Official Police, from 1950, 6" barrel. Plenty of holster wear and other cosmetic issues, but bore and such look really nice. Left-front of guard has the "VP" in a triangle stamp, left-rear...
  5. Not sure what to do with my Official Police

    bought this bout 5 years ago. didn't really have time/money to shoot since then so Its kinda been sitting since then. Its a Colt Official Police in .22, dated to 1947. got it for a steal, but not without a price. The rifling is near-pristine and the action and timing is crisp. If cocked very...
  6. Question about J.F. BYWATER Marked Grips

    Colt Revolvers
    I picked up a 1929 Official Police with an amazing trigger job. Nothing else special about that gun, but the grips are marked J.F. BYWATER and a logo. It looks more professional than an owner carving his name into the gun. Does anyone know if J. F. Bywater was a gunsmith or someone possibly...
  7. Official Police Colt 38 special

    Colt Revolvers
    My grandfather recently gave my brother a 1945 official police 38 special revolver with a 4" barrel. For christmas I hope to get him an official belt holster to match the vintage of the gun. Any knowledge on where I can purchase one would be much appreciated.
  8. WANTED : Colt Official Police Grips

    Colt Revolvers
    Hi, i'm looking for a set of original Official Police grips, circa 1941. Checkered walnut, square butt with silver medallions (e-i frame). Have a detroit PD issued nickel one with absolutely awful fake stag.
  9. Make Offer: Colt Official Police Mk III

    Want to Sell
    Colt Official Police Mk III, .38 Spl with 4" barrel. Factory grips in excellent condition. Bluing in excellent condition with two rough spots on the cylinder as shown in the photos. Asking $450 plus $40 shipping from a dealer via USPS Priority Mail. Reasonable offers considered. Decided to...