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I am looking for information on a pistol I recently inherited. It is a 5 shot .32 caliber pistol. The serial number is P14210 and is found under the left grip. Also 14210 is stamped on the underside of the trigger guard. Any information on date of manufacture and type of ammunition needed and possible value would be greatly appreciated. I will attach photos to give more information.
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Your revolver is a 2nd Model Safety Automatic (5th variation) made in 1906.
It was designed for use with black powder ammunition.
Real world "normal" value in the condition shown is in the $100 range max provided that the cylinder timing, lock up, chambers and bore are all good. Blue Book of Gun Values rates one in 100% condition at $250
2nd Models in .32S&W with the standard 3" barrel are the most common Iver Johnson revolvers made. There were 100,000 .32S&W top breaks produced in 1906 alone with a total of 950,000 made from 1897 to 1908.
 

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Your revolver is a 2nd Model Safety Automatic (5th variation) made in 1906.
It was designed for use with black powder ammunition.
Real world "normal" value in the condition shown is in the $100 range max provided that the cylinder timing, lock up, chambers and bore are all good. Blue Book of Gun Values rates one in 100% condition at $250
2nd Models in .32S&W with the standard 3" barrel are the most common Iver Johnson revolvers made. There were 100,000 .32S&W top breaks produced in 1906 alone with a total of 950,000 made from 1897 to 1908.
That’s some great information. Thank you so much. It belonged to my grandfather who was born in 1906. He had modern .32S&W ammunition in it. Glad I got more information about the gun. Thanks again.
 
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