This Colt Bisley single action revolver was the gun used the night Ned Doheny and Ted Plunkett were found dead at Greystone mansion the night of Feb.16, 1929. There is a clue on this gun that led Clark Fogg, lead CSI investigator for the Beverly Hills police department to draw some conclusions as to who really shot who. Read more on p. 28 of the book Beverly Hills Confidential.
*The smoke and white out you see in the photo were added by newspaper graphic artists to enhance the photo before it was printed. Below is that same gun in the hands of fingerprint expert L.T. White from the district attorney’s office on the left, and investigator Ed King on the right.