Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Detective Special Third Issue

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Detective Special Third Issue

Date

1975

Object Number

XII.10270

Provenance

Presented by Sussex Police, 12th November 1992

Physical Description

A snub nosed double action revolver. It is of standard Colt configuration with a locking latch on the left side of the frame, and cylinder that swings out to the left. The ejector rod is shrouded. The hammer has a short serrated spur. The grips are two piece chequered wood retained by a single screw. The whole pistol in nickel plated

Dimensions

OverallLength165mm
BarrelLength51mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number M19717

Calibre

.38 in Special

Inscriptions and Marks

L.Barrel: DETECTIVE SPEC 38 SPECIAL CTG.R.barrel: COLTS PT FA MFG CO HARTFORD CONN USA. Rear left frame has rearing colt logo

Associations

Places USA