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Colt Detective Special .38 - Collector's Information

Colt Detective Special .38

Detective Special 1930 Colt Catalog Description (square butt)
Pre-Detective Special (ca. 1928) Nickel finish, mother of pearl stocks, square butt
Pre-Detective Special (ca.1927) Blue finish, factory engraved, mother of pearl stocks, square butt.
Detective Special (ca. 1930) Nickel finish, factory engraved, factory inscribed, mother of pearl stocks, square butt with test target in original box numbered to the gun.
Detective Special (ca. 1937) Blue finish, walnut grips, round butt
Detective Special (ca. 1961) Nickel finish, mother of pearl stocks, factory inscribed "Laurence Zygmunt" on rear grip strap.

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