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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LOVELL SWIFT REVOLVER HAMMER & HAMMERLESS MODELS

.38 centerfire cal., 5 shot, 3 1/4 in. barrel, nickel finish, hard rubber grip panels with owl's head at top, marked on barrel top rib with patent dates and "Iver Johnson Co. Worchester Mass." marked on barrel top strap, with model name "SWIFT", does not have hammer the hammer action, only sold through J.P. Lovell Co., 16 7/8 - 17 7/8 oz. Mfg. 1890-1894.

U.S. REVOLVER CO. AUTOMATIC HAMMER

.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.

FIRST MODEL SAFETY AUTOMATIC HAMMER (BLACK POWDER CARTRIDGE)

.22 rimfire, .32 centerfire, or .38 centerfire cal., nickel (standard) or blue finish, hard rubber grips with owl's head design, small or large frame, 5 or 7 shot, 3 (small) or 3 1/4 in. barrel, single top post barrel latch (release lever mounted on left side of top strap), flat leaf hammer spring, first revolver marked "Iver Johnson's Arms & Cycle Works", some early models were marked "Iver Johnson & Co.", uses hammer the hammer action, main ser. no. location on left side of grip frame, 12-17 1/4 oz. Mfg. 1894-1895.

THIRD MODEL SAFETY AUTOMATIC HAMMERLESS (SMOKELESS POWDER CARTRIDGE)

.22 rimfire, .32 centerfire, or .38 centerfire cal., 5 or 7 shot, small or large frame, 3 or 3 1/4 in. barrel, hard rubber grips with owl's head on top, optional oversized wood or hard rubber grips, all coil springs, redesigned model for smokeless powder, double top post barrel latch, hammer the hammer action, coil hammer spring, four cross pins in lower frame, main ser. no. located on left side of grip frame, 13 1/2 - 19 1/4 oz. Mfg. 1909-1941.

FIRST MODEL SAFETY AUTOMATIC HAMMERLESS (BLACK POWDER CARTRIDGES)

.32 centerfire, or .38 centerfire cal., small or large frame, 5 shot, 3 (small) or 3 1/4 in. barrel, nickel (standard) or blue finish, hard rubber grips with owl's head logo at top, single top post barrel latch (release lever mounted on left side of top strap), flat leaf hammer spring, two cross pins in lower frame, uses hammer the hammer action, main ser. no. location on left side of grip frame, 12-17 1/4 oz. Mfg. 1895-1896.

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