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Colt Detective Special Born-on Date?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by LFOD1776, Apr 15, 2007.

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  1. LFOD1776

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    Can anyone tell me when my Colt revolver was manufactured? I think it's a second-series. Chambered in 38 special, serial #838XXX.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. LFOD1776

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    1963, thanks!
     
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    You have an either a 1963 or 1964 model Colt Detective Special; as the
    S/N range for those years ran as follows:

    819500 - 1963
    839500 - 1964

    Most likely, yours was made in 1964.

    *FoorNote: Source: www.ProofHouse.com
     
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    Unable to find age of Detective

    I just purchased a Colt Detective with the serial number AD33xx. Any idea of the year of manufacture?
    Thanks for any help.
    Chip
     
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    The below shows Detective Special serial number start years...I can find no serial number that starts with AD....call Colt and ask them......

    1966 D900101
    1967 D926000
    1968 D958500
    1969 D995000-D998715
    1969 A100000
    1970 A43500 -A59999
    1970 B01001-B23000
     
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