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Old 06-15-2012, 12:15 AM   #1
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Hi ive had this very old and rusty revolver in my house for as long as i can remember and im just curious to find out what kind of gun it is, so if anyone knows can you please tell me thank you !img_4315.jpg

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Old 06-15-2012, 12:21 AM   #2
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Appears to be a Colt Police Positive to me.

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It's got great patina to it.

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it would appear to have seen better days... i was leaning towards colt as well

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Yea looks like a police positive to me too. Do you know what year and type it could be?

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Looks like its had its day and if was a police revolver it's been retired for a decade or two

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Have a gunsmith check it out, if its safe, bead blast her and duracoat/ceracoat. Won't be worth anything, but it could be a shooter.

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I wouldnt think it would be safe to shoot. However it may have a valuable history, depending on where you are and if any family members know of where it came from or why it is there. I would be asking everyone around if they know the story of it. People dont just throw something like that down for no reason.

My advice would be to not attempt any repairs or modifications to the gun until you find out its history, then mount it in a frame and hang it on the wall.

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I agree on the Colt---
Please don't try to shoot it----ever

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Leave it along and make it a wall piece , Its too rusty to be shooting safely and even bead blasting it with the condition its in will remove too much metal . Better left alone!!!

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