The Colt Cobra Special: Limited Edition Snub-Nosed .38 | USCCA

Colt’s D-frame snub-nosed revolvers are the stuff of legend — both among cops and civilians of my generation. What baby boomer gun enthusiast isn’t familiar with NYPD detective Robert Thorn (Charlton Heston) wearing a D-frame Colt in an upside-down shoulder holster in the film Soylent Green (1973) or the detectives on Dragnet or other 60s cop shows who packed the same firearm?

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