Colt Official Police Model – .38 SPL – Mfg. 1944 – Classic Colt Revolver

This is a no reserve penny auction for a Colt Official Police double action revolver in .38 Special. Serial number- 718086. Manufactured in 1944. This Official Police is in good condition and features a 4" barrel and a 6 shot cylinder, and comes with a Brauer Bro's leather holster. The Colt Official Police is a medium frame, double-action revolver with a six-round cylinder, primarily chambered for the .38 Special cartridge, and manufactured by the Colt's Manufacturing Company. Released in 1908 as the Colt Army Special, the revolver was renamed the "Colt's Official Police" in 1927 in order to better market to law enforcement agencies. It became one of the best selling police firearms of all time, eventually in the 1950s coming to exemplify typical law enforcement officer weaponry. The Official Police was also used by various U.S. and allied military forces during World War II.
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<br />Please note: There is some minor surface rust on this revolver.