Colt’s Police Positive languishes in the shadow of its prettier offspring. But the collectibility of those descendants prove what a sound design the original was.
Dan Shideler is a Marlin .22 man, and the model that tickles him the most is the original 70P Papoose Take-Down Rifle.
My favorite snubnose revolver? The Colt Pocket Positive, manufactured from 1905 to 1940. It has one critical attribute that characterizes so many Colt revolvers: Style.
Of all the Hand Ejectors Smith & Wesson ever made, the finest and most well-mannered was the .38 Outdoorsman.