Iver Johnson Info

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by Jim2115, Jan 10, 2017 at 1:53 PM.

  1. Jim2115

    Jim2115 New Member

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    Tuesday
    I recently acquired an Iver Johnson hand gun and would appreciate any information I can get on it. I have read earlier threads but still can't pin point model, cal., or date of manufacture. Any info is greatly appreciated. Thankyou.
     

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  2. Shrek73

    Shrek73 Active Member

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    Jun 5, 2013
    Arlington, TX
    You have a small frame Iver Johnson 2nd Model Safety Hammer Automatic Revolver made in 1904. It is chambered in .32 S&W and is considered a black powder frame. It is not safe for modern smokeless ammunition. It may be a 3rd or 4th Variation depending on the stamping on the top of the barrel.

    Nickel was the standard finish on these, so the blued versions are more desirable.
     

  3. Jim2115

    Jim2115 New Member

    4
    Tuesday
    Thanks for the info Shrek. The stamping on top of barrel says Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works. Fitchburg Mass. USA...Has 5 patent dates at bottom of butt.
     
  4. Firpo

    Firpo Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Aug 29, 2013
    Yorba Linda, Ca
    Jim, I don't think it's just the wording but the shape of the stamping as well so I picture may help.
     
  5. Jim2115

    Jim2115 New Member

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    Tuesday
    Okay. Thanks.
     

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