Originally Posted by george r myers
Just bought an Iver & Johnson 38 cal., 5 shot revolver; serial #8746; pat. Nov. 17, 1908. The owl is looking at me. How old is this gun and is it a smokeless powder gun? What caliber shells should I use?
You apparently have a 3rd model large frame hammerless, made 1910, but to confirm, remove the grips and see if the serial number is repeated on left grip frame with a letter prefix. Caliber is 38 S&W (not
the same as .38 Special)