Colt Army Special


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hdjno83
March 9, 2012, 07:37 PM
hey everyone i just picked up a new (old) colt. its an Army special 38. i havn't had a chance to shoot it yet but i'm curious...at the bottom of the butt is engaved E. S. P. No.25... any ideas?. i just love to think about what all my old revolvers have seen in there lives. any ideas on what this marking could stand for would be greatly apreciated.

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Dr.Rob
March 9, 2012, 08:43 PM
Eastern state pennetentiary? Without a letter hard to say. Even afactory letter might not shed light on that.

waidmann
March 9, 2012, 09:14 PM
Perhaps Eddyville State Prison (in Kentucky)?

evan price
March 10, 2012, 12:55 PM
El Salvador Police? No way to tell. An agency mark most likely.

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