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  1. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I have recently come into this 5 shot us revolver. I was wondering if anyone could help me put a date to this and if it’s safe for modern smokeless ammo. Thanks in advance! I forgot type in the serial number. It is A59604 Also if anyone is an idea about it on the bottom is engraved TX360...
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    I inherited this nifty H&R Top Break 38 S&W five shot Auto Ejection Pistol and want to find out some more about it; When was it produced/How old is it? Is it safe to shoot with modern smokeless gun powder? Anything else of note? Ballpark as to its value? See the pictures and note that there...
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    Hello guys, new guy here. I have an h&r top break, 5 shot revolver that I am going to restore to working condition for a buddy of mine. It's the only thing he has from his great grandfather, and he just wants it to work again... which I don't think should be a problem. I believe it's 32...
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    Hello Wondering what year this revolver was manufactured and an approximate value ? I recently obtained it with a few other revolvers from an old estate. It is in very good condition functions and has a two digit serial number stamped on the cylinder, under the grip on the frame and scratched...
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    Looking to find out the year and more details about this gun. Value (if any)? Top break, 5 round cylinder, wood grips, .32 Serial A33xxx on grip. Matching number without the “A” on trigger guard and barrel section above cylinder. Thank you in advance.
  6. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I recently picked up an Iver Johnson double post top break automatic 5 shot revolvers in 38 S&W. It has an exposed hammer and 2 pins and 1 screw hold the body together. Flat main spring. Cylinder free spinning with some movement forward and back when closed. It appears to be a large frame. Under...
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    Just picked up an Iver Johnson 5 shot top break revolver in 32 S&W. The serial number is 3489. When was this made? Most of finish is gone but appears to work correctly. Cylinder spins but lines up and locks up when pulling the trigger. Is this mechanics typical for this type of pistol? Can...
  8. Technical Questions & Information
    Hello. I need the year of manufacture of a U.S. Revolver (Iver Johnson) Hammerless .32 caliber 5-shot top break revolver, 3 1/4-inch barrel so I think Medium Frame since it fires .32, not .22. The serial number underneath the barrel is 55931. There is no stamped information under the handle. The...
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    I'm new to the forum and would appreciate if anyone has a source for a firing pin for my pistol. In looking at previous posts reference was made to check Numrich Gun Parts, but the Firing pins are sold out. Some of these same posts also indicated there was the possibility a member might be able...
  10. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Greetings! I am new here and need some help. I recently acquired a couple Iver Johnson top break .38 S&W revolvers and I need to identify exactly what model/s I have, when they were manufactured, their approximate sale value, and any other interesting or historic facts concerning these...
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    Hey everyone, I inherited this revolver that belonged to my Great Grandfather. I have searched all over the internet for some type of resource to identify the year/time period it was made and the type of ammunition it uses but nothing really conclusive. I have seen a couple Iver Johnson experts...
  12. Technical Questions & Information
    I recently acquired a H&A safety police top break revolver. Its chambered in 32 (I believe S&W) however I'm not positive as to if it is black powder or smokeless. Beneath the grip is the serial number 806 and the patent date is Aug 21 1906. It's not perfect and I don't really care what it's...
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    Hi, I have a top break, 5 shot, Iver Johnson revolver, with the serial number (under left grip) S1905, and on the bottom Pat. June 16.96 Aug 25.(can't make the last two out sorry) just wondering what model/generation/cal./value this little guy is. Thanks!
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    My wife received this revolver handed down from her great grandfather. We are trying to determine its age. It has a low serial # (24XX). It has mother of perl grips and is either chrome or nickel plated. It seems to have no mechanical issues and her Dad has shot it in the past. Would love...
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