Police Positive

COLT POLICE POSITIVE

 

COLT POLICE POSITIVE
"D" FRAME

 

The Colt Police Positive was an improved version of the New Police adding Colt's "Positive Safety" feature.

The Police Positive was extremely popular with police departments wanting a small, light weight revolver.

It was produced in various forms from 1907 to 1947.

 

The Police Positive First Issue was available in .32 Colt , .32 Colt New Police, .38 New Police which is essentially the .38 S&W.

It was available with barrels of 2 1/2", 4", 5", and 6".

Finishes were bright blue and bright nickel.

Hard rubber grips were used until 1923 after which checkered walnut with silver Colt medallions were standard.

The First Issue was made from 1907 to 1927.

 

The Police Positive Second Issue added a grooved top strap to cut glare, and had a slightly heavier frame.

The distance between the rear of the trigger guard and the front of the grip frame was increased to allow more room for fingers.

It was made from 1928 to 1947.

 

The Police Positive Target Model First Issue, Model "G" was a target version.

It had a 6" barrel, a flat top frame, and target adjustable front and rear sights.

Calibers were .22LR, .22 WRF, .32 Colt, and .32 New Police.

Finish was bright blue.

Hard rubber grips were standard until 1923, checkered walnut with silver medallions after that.

It was made from 1907 to 1925.

 

POLICE POSITIVE TARGET

 

The Police Positive Target, Second Issue, Model "C" was similar to the First Issue, only with a slightly heavier frame.

Finishes were bright blue and few in bright nickel.

It was made from 1926 to 1941.