July 12-14, 2022 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Police Positive double action revolver manufactured by Colt in 1930. The left side of the barrel is stamped "COLT POLICE / POSITIVE .38", with Colt's 2-line address across the top. Left side of frame bears the Rampant Colt logo and "VP" proof. Rear grip strap is stamped "RY.EX.AGY." indicating purchase by the Railway Express Agency of New York City. Features include a blued finish, 4" barrel, half-moon front sight, frame notched rear sight, as well as 2-piece Colt silver medallion checkered walnut grips. CONDITION: Excellent, with metal components retaining bountiful amounts of their original factory applied blue finish, exhibiting a few minor marks from handling and storage overall. Rear grip strap shows a small spot of concentrated wear, showing through to a pleasant brown patina. Cylinder exhibits a very light dragline. Mirror bore, exhibiting well defined rifling throughout. Grips show some light smoothing and a few minor nicks to the diamonds overall, but are otherwise fine. An extremely high condition example of a Railway Express Agency marked Colt Police Positive revolver. MLW
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
4"
Caliber/Bore
.38 S&W
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
Police Positive
Paperwork
Serial Number
337124
(C) EXCEPTIONAL RAILWAY EXPRESS AGENCY MARKED COLT POLICE POSITIVE .38 S&W DOUBLE ACTION REVOLVER (1930).
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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,020.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,400
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Thursday, July 14, 2022.
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