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Colt Detective Special .38 Special, 2" barrel - Collector's Information Serial Number 398804 - Factory Nickel Plated, Engraved & Inscribed "Frank Schram" with Mother of Pearl Stocks

From the collection of an Arizona Colt Collector

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 with 2" barrel - Nickel finish, factory engraved and inscribed with medallion mother of pearl stocks.  This revolver was shipped to Lou J. Eppinger, Detroit, Michigan on December 18, 1930 on Colt Factory Order #19122/1 in a single gun shipment.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - Frank Schram served as Sheriff of Oakland County, Michigan.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - right side.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - original box end labels Nickel, Pearl, Engraved.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - Left side in original box

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 DETECTIVE
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Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - front of frame.

Colt Pre-Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - left side close-up.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - left rear frame and rear grip strap.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - Rear grip strap showing close-up of factory inscription to Frank Schram.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - right rear of frame and rear grip strap.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - engraving on butt and trigger guard.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - inside of frame showing recoil shield.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - Colt factory letter

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - original matching box factory numbered to the gun.

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - with Special Instructions and factory test target numbered to the gun

Colt Detective Special Square Butt Serial Number 398804 - details of factory "10 yard" test target numbered to the gun and signed by E. Kiely.

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