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Square and Round Butt Colt Detective Specials

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On this edition of Curator's Corner, John Popp joins National Firearms Museum Senior Curator Phil Schreier to discuss square butt and round butt Colt Detective Specials. The ejector rod on the latter version comes with a gnarled step into it and a more pronounced ram on the sight. There's also a checkered trigger versus a grooved trigger on the latter. And as with a great deal of the Post-War Specials, you'll find a number of inspector cartouches and ordinance marks stamped on the side. Originally aired on NRA News Cam & Co. 6/24/13.

Season 11