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My father-in-law left me a H&G 6 shot revolver. I am trying to figure out when it was manufactured, if/what kind of ammo it takes, and what it is worth. It says Harrington & Richardson Arms Co. Worcester Mass USA on the top of the barrel on two lines. The left side of the barrel says 32 s&w ctge (I think. It is a little worn). The cylinder has the number 732. The serial number on the bottom of the hilt is 443732. It is a top break 6 shooter. The gun is nichol plated with black plastic or hard rubber grips. It appears to be in good shape. One of the grips has a chunk missing on the bottom and I would guess the finish is about 80%. The barrel is 5 inches long. Thanks for any info that you can give me.
 

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Since it's made by Harrington & Richardson, it's an H&R revolver. If it's a six shot 32, it probably* takes 32 Smith & Wesson Long ammunition. The Smith & Wesson is just part of the name; S&W does not make it themselves. Sometimes it is just called 32 Long.

H&R made these revolvers for decades, from around 1890 to about 1940, and price depends very much on the condition of the gun, so no one can tell you much more about it unless you put up some clear pictures, as suggested in the posts at the top of this sub-forum. Values are usually WELL under $300, unless it is quite of the ordinary.

*Some very old H&R six-shot revolvers were made before 32 S&W Long existed. They can shoot a shorter cartridge which is just known as "32 Smith & Wesson".
 
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