Iver Johnson 32 cal 5 shot hammerless what's it worth

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by gpw22, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. gpw22

    gpw22 New Member

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    I have a handed down IJ 32 cal 3" round barrel serial number G40846. Same number on the trigger guard but no letter. It has about 75% nickel in nice shape excellent rifling in bore. Single flat leaf hammer spring. trigger safety built in.

    Can anyone tell me what its worth?
    Thx
    gpw22
  2. WHSmithIV

    WHSmithIV Well-Known Member

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    Probably in the neighborhood of $65-$75
  3. hrf

    hrf Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TFF, but something's wrong with your info:

    The G serial number prefix was not used on .32 hammerless models.
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  4. gpw22

    gpw22 New Member

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    There is no caliber indication on the gun - definitely a G before the number - is it a 38? the chamber looks smaller...to me.
  5. hrf

    hrf Well-Known Member

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    Caliber was not marked on the old I.J.s.

    If the chambers measure about 3/8" diameter, it's an antique .38 S&W caliber made in 1898.
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