Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 866: Colt Detective Special Revolver 38 special

Auction Date: April 21, 2013

Fantastic Pre-World War II Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver with Box

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

Fantastic Pre-World War II Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver with Box

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Detective Special
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 special
Barrel: 2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 1744
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 195
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

A pre-WWII 1st issue revolver (serial number 331,000-490,000) with Standard Colt barrel markings, Rampant Colt on the left side plate and trigger guard stamped with "3" and Colt factory triangle proof. Fitted with checkered Rampant Colt medallion grips. The factory box is numbered to the gun and has the correct end label.

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus original blue finish with a light cylinder drag line. The grips are also excellent with crisp checkering. The box is fine showing some scattered edge wear.



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