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Colt Police Positive .32 Police Ctg. - Collector's Information, "Detroit Police" Inscribed .32, Serial Number 142051 (ca. 1918)

Colt Police Positive Serial Number 142051 with 4" barrel (ca. 1918) - Factory nickel finish, flush medallion checkered walnut grips (grips post-date the gun).  Barrel is marked "Police Positive 32 Police CTG".  Colt Police Positive sn 142051 is inscribed 'Detroit Police" on the backstrap and "No. 2041" on the butt.  Colt Factory Letter indicates nickel finish, type of stocks not listed, engraved "Detroit Police” on the backstrap and "2041" on butt. Revolver was shipped to Joseph A. Marks & Co, Detroit, Michigan, June 25, 1917 – 39 guns in shipment.

COLT'S PT. F. A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD. CT. U.S.A.
PAT'D. AUG. 5, 1884  JUNE 5 1900 JULY 4, 1905

Left side barrel markings "Police Positive 32 POLICE CTG"

 

 

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