Police Positive First Issue .38
Crisp Nickel Police Positive, 4"
Year: 1937 Estimated value: $1,100.00
This is an exceptional early Police Positive, a first issue from 1937 with the smooth top strap, and uncommon nickel finish with Colt medallion stocks. Last patent date is July 4, 1905. With only light handling marks, this one would rate at about 98% condition, and bring a premium because of its nickel finish. Based on the Blue Book of Gun Values, this model has appreciated roughly 60% during the past 11 years.