IVER JOHNSON ARMS & CYCLE WORKS REVOLVERS: TOP BREAK, MFG. 1887-1978 LOVELL SAFETY HAMMERLESS AUTOMATIC
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LOVELL SAFETY HAMMERLESS AUTOMATIC


.38 centerfire cal., 5 shot, nickel finish, 3 1/4 in. barrel, hard rubber grips panels with dog's head design, does not have hammer the hammer action, not marked with model name or number, "Iver Johnson & Co." on the barrel top rib, 18 1/8 oz. Mfg. 1887-1889. There is pricing information available for purchase for this model. This data is available in the following options:

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same model as the U.S. Revolver Co., except for markings on the barrel, large and small frame, does not have hammer the hammer action, top of barrel marked for .38 SMITH & WESSON cartridge" (or .32 for small frame), and "SECRET SERVICE SPECIAL" on left side of barrel, main ser. no. location on left side of grip frame, mfg. for Fred Biffar Co. of Chicago., four other companies also manufactured this gun - Meriden Firearms Co., Hopkins & Allen Firearms Co., H&R Arms Co., and an unknown Spanish company. Mfg. 1912-disc.

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.22 rimfire, .32 or .38 centerfire cal., large or small frame, blue or nickel finish, 5 or 7 shot, 3 or 3 1/4 in. barrel (5 in. barrels have been seen), does not have hammer the hammer action, safety notch on hammer, hard rubber grips with U.S. at top, oversized two piece hard rubber grips optional, brand name revolver mfg. by Iver Johnson's Arms & Cycle Works sold through the wholesale trade, never listed in any IJ catalog, although it was listed in some European catalogs as an original Iver Johnson product, main ser. no. located on left side of grip frame, 12-17 3/4 oz. Mfg. 1910-1935.

.22 SUPERSHOT SEALED EIGHT FIRST MODEL (LARGE FRAME)

.22 rimfire cal., blue finish, 8 shot, 6 in. barrel, oversized checkered wood grips, hammer the hammer action, cylinder with recessed chambers that full enclose the cartridge case head, large frame top break, left side of barrel marked "22 SUPERSHOT SEALED EIGHT", main ser. no. located on left side of grip frame, ser. nos. below L26601, 24 oz. Mfg. 1932-1941.

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