H&R Top Break 6 shot

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by chrisl123, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. chrisl123

    chrisl123 New Member

    Sep 9, 2010
    Hi I have a H&R top break 6 shot 32 nickel plated that has a broken trigger spring which i am looking for, Ser.# under top strap reads G475xx, 514 on face of cylinder, no cal. marking on left side of barrel in which im assuming black powder only,
    top of Barrel reads harrington & richerson company worchester mass usa
    pat oct 4 ,87 may145 & aug 6,89 april 2, 95 april 17 1896.

    was also wondering date of manf., cal. black powder only? and if Numrich arms part # 268290 trigger spring would fit this gun, also if i could find a part diagram and repair manual for it also.

    thanks any help would be apprichiated.
  2. b.goforth

    b.goforth New Member

    Dec 30, 2003
    houston, tx
    all i can give you is the manufacture date and what model it is. this is a large frame H&R Auto-Ejecting second model 5th variation. serial number G 47514 was manufactured in 1904. this is the last year for the second model but it is still a plack powder only gun.

    (BLACK POWDER) ---------------------------------1890-1904
    New frame shape and new hard rubber grip panels with Target Logo, Auto-ejecting mechanism, Calibers 32 S&W, 6 shot cylinder capacity, 38 S&W caliber 5 shot cylinder capacity, nickel finish (blue optional), barrel lengths of 2½ (rare), 3¼ (standard), 4, 5 & 6 inches available, “IF THERE IS NO CALIBER MARKING ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE BARREL THEN IT WAS MANUFACTURED FOR BLACK POWDER”
    Top of barrel markings include company name and address and patent dates.
    First Variation; one patent date OCT-4-87 only------------1890-1892
    Second Variation one patent date marked OCT-4-1887 (year marked in full) ---1890-1892*
    Third Variation three patent dates, Oct-4-1887, May 14 & Aug-6-89 ---1893-Only*
    Fourth Variation three patent dates Oct-4-87, May-14 & Aug-6-89 (note 87 date des not have full year markings)---1894-1896*
    Fifth Variation five patent dates Oct-4-87, May 14 & Aug-6-89, April-2-95, April-7-96 ---1897-1904*
    *Serial numbers found on the bottom side of the top strap will have letter codes with them.
    VALUE 100%=$225 60%=$85 For all Auto-Ejecting 2nd Models; add 75% premium for 2½” barrel; add 25% for 4”, 5” & 6” barrels; add 15% for blue finish; add 10% for 1st , 2nd, 3rd & 4th variations with nickel trigger guard on nickel finish pieces

  3. chrisl123

    chrisl123 New Member

    Sep 9, 2010
    thanks you so much for the infor greatly appriciated
  4. spoonltz28

    spoonltz28 New Member

    Sep 9, 2010
    Would you be able to show a picture of this pistol??
    I think I ran across the same gun in my deceased FIL's safe.

    Last edited: Sep 11, 2010
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