Iver Johnson relvolver questions

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by GADGINK, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. GADGINK

    GADGINK New Member

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    Hi new to the site today. I picked up a Iver Johnson breaktop and would like to know the caliber and date of build. It has exposed hammer, pat #s on bottom of butt, owls head grips with the owl looking at me. It is a 5 shot and the ser # under left grip is H 18943. also it it buit foir smoleless powder? Thank you very much........:):patriotic:
     
  2. Jim K

    Jim K New Member

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    Third Model Nammer, third variation, made in 1919. Caliber is .38 S&W. It should be OK for standard .38 S&W loads (NOT .38 Special).

    Jim
     

  3. GADGINK

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    Thank you very much, Jim. Your the best!!!! Jack:patriotic:
     
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