Re: Iver Johnson .32 Dating
It's a 2nd model made in 1907 for black powder .32 S&W ammo. I think the serial may be 1282, which doesn't change date.
The trigger guard is mismatched, and if you remove the cylinder by unscrewing counter-clockwise, there should be a serial number under top strap also.
Modern smokeless powder will not likely destroy the gun, but will rapidly loosen the lockup.
Last edited by hrf; 02-22-2013 at 10:13 AM..