The Patrolman's Tool

( Images and data supplied by Charles N. Howe )

 

 

 


 

1925 Colt Police Positive

Serial Number 319010

 

Issued to

Patrolman John F. Welch

on

March 30, 1925

 

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On January 30, 1954 this revolver was returned to the Lynn Police Armory

and "Inspector Welch" was issued a Detective Special.

 

Over time this revolver was eventually sold or traded by the Lynn Police Department.

 

It was later purchased by a previous resident of Georgetown, Massachusetts

when it was discovered in a private collection in Texas. 

 

 

This Colt Police Positive now rests in the personal collection of

 

Charles N. Howe

Albuquerque, New Mexico