Colt detective special dating

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barrel in all others, blue or nickel finish, bright blue finish was used through circa 1916, originally hard rubber grips (until approx.

5, 1926, checkered walnut grips with medallions, left side of barrel marked "COLT MODEL 1917 AUTO CTGE". barrel, hard rubber grips, or checkered walnut with medallions, last patent date is July 4, 1905, approx. serialized 336,450- 337,500.similar to New Service Model, flat-top frame, hand-honed action and adj.

Unaltered examples of Models of 1892, 18 bring a premium. Values below are only for US issued specimens marked on butt "US ARMY MODEL OF xxxx"; with original wood military grips, original barrel and with US Army military markings on the butt completely intact.similar to 1889 Navy, but double cylinder notches, double locking bolts, and shorter flutes, square cyl.

The US Army then followed Navy in adopting a modern 38 DA revolver. barrels, checkered walnut grips, fixed sights, last patent date on barrel was Oct. .38 Short and Long Colt, and .41 Short and Long Colt cal., 3, 4 1/2, and 6 in. 1892 and later DAs all look similar to 1889 Navy, except with double cylinder notches, double locking bolts, and shorter flutes, more square cyl. Plain uncheckered wood grips (Army contract military issue models only). 19 models were made and survived in greater quantity and so are worth less than earlier models. barrel, cylinder rotates clockwise, high luster blue through 1916, adj. rear sights, checkered walnut grips, deep set medallions in grips were standard from 1913-1923. barrel, blue (military and civilian) or nickel (civilian only) finish, wood (U. Navy) or hard rubber (civilian) grips with the world "Colt" in oval at top. Navy, with some additional Navy orders later in production - hence name. Most military models have been altered, refinished, reworked or otherwise altered, which reduces value. barrels, hard rubber grips standard through 1923 - checkered wood with medallions beginning about 1924, blue finish, fixed sights, rounded checkered cylinder release thumb catch, smooth trigger, has heavier frame than New Navy, approx.

The US Army then followed Navy in adopting a modern 38 DA revolver. barrels, checkered walnut grips, fixed sights, last patent date on barrel was Oct. .38 Short and Long Colt, and .41 Short and Long Colt cal., 3, 4 1/2, and 6 in. 1892 and later DAs all look similar to 1889 Navy, except with double cylinder notches, double locking bolts, and shorter flutes, more square cyl. Plain uncheckered wood grips (Army contract military issue models only). 19 models were made and survived in greater quantity and so are worth less than earlier models. barrel, cylinder rotates clockwise, high luster blue through 1916, adj. rear sights, checkered walnut grips, deep set medallions in grips were standard from 1913-1923. barrel, blue (military and civilian) or nickel (civilian only) finish, wood (U. Navy) or hard rubber (civilian) grips with the world "Colt" in oval at top. Navy, with some additional Navy orders later in production - hence name. Most military models have been altered, refinished, reworked or otherwise altered, which reduces value. barrels, hard rubber grips standard through 1923 - checkered wood with medallions beginning about 1924, blue finish, fixed sights, rounded checkered cylinder release thumb catch, smooth trigger, has heavier frame than New Navy, approx. range 10,001-10,926, about 926 mfg., 812 were for government contract, and 114 were commercial..32-20 WCF, .38 (various), or .41 Colt cal., 4, 4 1/2, 5, and 6 in. range 291,000-540,000, last patent date on barrel was July 4, 1905. 1908-27..38 Spl., .357 Mag., .38-40 WCF, .44-40 WCF, .44 Russian, .44 Spl., .45 ACP, .45 LC, .450 Eley, .455 Eley, or .476 Eley cal., 4, 5, or 6 in. late ยด20s), with later guns having walnut grips with medallions.