Iver Johnson 32 small frame

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  1. Craigso

    Craigso New Member

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    I have what I believe is a 32 small frame 2nd model the serial number under the grip and on the trigger guard is 346XX has a flat spring does not have grips that is what I am interested in can anybody give me the year and what grips where on this gun also the automatic eject does not work is there a spring that needs to be in it and where might I find one I just found Made In USA on the barrel also

    I can not upload Pictures at this time

    Craig So
    Weatherford, Texas
     
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    Your are going to need to give more details for us to help you. Do you have pictures, if so I can PM you and you can send them to me to post.

    Does it have a hammer or is it hammerless? Why do you think it is .32, have you measured the bore?
     

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    It does have a hammer and I think it is a 32 just by looking at the cylinder I have other 32’s I cannot send pictures right now as I stated
     
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    What type of top lever does it have? A side latch (1st pic) or the double post (2nd pic)?
     
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    dbl second picture
     
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    It sounds like you have a US Revolver, not a Iver Johnson 2nd Model Safety Hammer Automatic.

    The 2nd Model .32 Safety Hammer Automatics started with an A prefix, only the .38 S&W in 1895 didn't use an alphabetic prefix. US Revolvers didn't use a alphabetic prefix until later in their production.

    Iver Johnsons were stamped Iver Johnson Firearms & Cycle Works, Fitchburg Mass USA on the

    The US revolvers were stamped US Revolver Made in US on the barrels.

    Again, this is only a guess without pictures...
     
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    thank you I do believe it is the US Revolver now to figure the year thanks for all your help
     
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    Initially they used the same serial numbers for all US Revolvers, until they added alphabetic prefix to the different calibers in 1917. Yours was made in 1912.
     
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