The Patrolman's Tool
( Images and data supplied by Charles N. Howe )
1925 Colt Police Positive
Serial Number 319010
Patrolman John F. Welch
March 30, 1925
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