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I believe the answer to this question is that the colt 38 detective special 900383 is 40 years old. I believe the answer to this question is that the colt 38 detective special 900383 is 40 years old.
your colt detective special dates to the year 1949 by the serial number provided.
Made in 1968
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Are you sure the serial number is correct? The Colt detective special was first produced in 1927 with a starting serial number of 331000,The Colt police positive special from which the Colt detective special was derived from with the serial number 153817 was made in 1918
A Colt detective special with that serial number would be 46 years old, produced in 1965
That Colt would be 78 years old. Made in 1933.
You can find out at Proofhouse.com in the Colt tables.
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