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I'd like to learn more about the .22 Revolver I have from my grandfather. My dad remembers grandpa wearing it when he rode his horse to town. I have a small collection of guns and am not interested in selling this one. I just want to learn some about it.

On one side of the barrel I read H & R SPORTSMAN with DOUBLE ACTION underneath. On the other side, HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON CO. with WORCHESTER MASS. U.S.A. underneath. On the same side it has 22 LONG RIFLE CTC. lower on the barrel, near the back. The number on the inside of the grip is A2015. The stamp of this number is erratic, not as precise as the lettering on the barrel.

Thanks, Ron
 

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Others will probably correct me, but I think the A prefix may mean a 1940 manufacture date. Pictures would be great. They seem to me to have become popular as sort of an entry level collectable. I have the predecessor to the Sportsman (a 22 Special). You can also look up a Model 999.
 

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I have the same made in the 30's - has serial number 260
Lots of Sportsman knowdge here & a LOT of info availible by googleing :)

Real bad phone pic---
 

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Mine shows a lot of wear and neglect.
There is some rust, pitting and scratches.
The notches around the cylinder show a great deal of wear.
I'm guessing its been fired a great deal.
I'm going to clean it up over the holidays
and search the web to find a date for it.
Here's a picture.
 

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