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Caliber .38 New Police, Barrel length 2”. This revolver was manufactured in 1952. It is similar to the Colt Detective but was manufactured using the light weight alloy frame with the blued steel cylinder and barrel. Standard features: blued finish, six shot, double action, fixed sights, exposed ejector rod, round but, colt brown plastic grips. While the Cobra was cataloged for the .38 NP cartridge. It is extremely rare and we can find no recent sales of this gun in this chambering. The Cobra was the first of the snake series and was introduced in 1950. It features the matte finish on the top straps, grip straps, trigger guard, and cylinder flutes. This alloy frame, cylinder and barrel are in a standard high polish finish. Revolver has a fine bore and action, very good grips, slightly shy to metal. The flat finish is thinned on serrated top strap. One of the rarest of all the snake series guns in this chambering. According to the factory letter this 2” Cobra chambered for the .38 new police was shipped on June 7, 1952 to Edward K. Tryon Company, Philadelphia.
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Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,600.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $3,500
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
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