This Colt 38 Super shipped to Joseph A. Lorch in Washington D.C. on May 23rd, 1934 in a 44 gun shipment. Special features indicate that it was Furnished with a 4.5 to 4.75 lb. trigger pull.
Joseph Lorch was Colt's representative in Washington D.C. for many years. He received many shipments of Colt pistols and revolvers and often delivered them personally to federal agencies, employees or military personnel.