What is a 38 police positive?
A type of DA revolver made by Colt.
You do not say if you have a police positive in 38 special or a 32 cal & target model,or a police positive special.So if you have a 38 special police positive it was made in 1929,if you have a 32cal& target model that was made in 1927,and if you have a police positive special model that was made in 1923.
If this is a .38 cal (check the markings on the frame and barrell) it is chambered for .38 caliber. If it is a Police Positive ammunition would be the .38 PP If it is a Police Positive Special you could use .38 PPS Check with any reputable gun shop/dealer or range and they'll give you the information you need.
Answer Colt New Police was the name of the cartridges fired in the gun.(32 New Police,38 New Police) Could a 38 Colt Police Positive serial 24827 be stamped Colt New Police on the frame The answer is YES. Police Positive First issue 1907-1927 is marked Police Positive on the Barrel and early Transitional Models will also be double marked with New Police on the Frame. This Double Marked version in 90% condition or better will…