Colt Police Positive - Collector's Information,
Factory Engraved with Mother of Pearl grips,
Serial Number 384792
Early Colt Police Positive Serial Number 384792 with 4"
barrel - Factory engraved with blue finish with flush
medallion mother of pearl grips. From the serial number,
the gun was manufactured in 1930.
Left side of barrel marked:
Close-up photo of the engraving on the left side of the
frame and cylinder. VP (verified proof mark) is
located inside the frame near the serial number.
Marked on top of barrel:
COLT'S PT. F.
A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD. CT. U.S.A.
PAT'D. AUG. 5, 1884, JULY 4, 1905, OCT. 5, 1926
Police Positive .38 Factory Engraved serial number 384792
with 4" barrel - right side. Revolver is fitted with
Colt factory flush medallion mother of pearl grips. Front
site is standard early rounded type.
Close-up photo of the engraving on the right side of the
frame and cylinder.
Close-up of engraving on the left side of the frame, in
front of the cylinder.
Engraving on rear of frame behind hammer.