When did Iver Johnson make the first gun?

When did Iver Johnson make the first gun?

Total production from 1894 to 1896 was 250000 guns. The Second Model started in 1897 at serial number A50001 and was made with the double top post latch. Cased number A49065 —————————————— IVER JOHNSON’S ARMS & CYCLE WORKS FITCHBURG. MASS.U.S.A. IVER JOHNSON’S ARMS & CYCLE WORKS FITCHBURG. MASS.U.S.A.

What is the serial number of an Iver Johnson?

While my serial number falls in that range, the barrel proof marks make it impossible to be a 1896. My serial number A 1139 can only come from 1900 unless Iver Johnson made more than 50,000 such models in 1897 – such that the Serial Number Chart Goforth references is inaccurate.

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When did the Iver Johnson 1139 revolver come out?

My serial number A 1139 can only come from 1900 unless Iver Johnson made more than 50,000 such models in 1897 – such that the Serial Number Chart Goforth references is inaccurate. This question relates to a federal criminal case. Unless the revolver is an antique (pre-1899), client faces a mandatory minimum 15 year prison sentence.

How old is this Iver johnson.32 Hammerless pistol?

Hoping it’s a 1898 legal antique. I just picked up a pleasant little Iver Johnson .32 Hammerless, Nickelled, BP pistol. All actions work fine; Lockup not rock-solid but still very shootable IMHO.

When did Iver Johnson’s Arms and Cycle Works stop production?

IVER JOHNSON’S ARMS & CYCLE WORKS FITCHBURG. MASS.U.S.A. The Second Model Hammer continued in 1900 with the 1st variation and stopped in 1908 with the 6th variation. Overall production was 950’000 revolvers. IVER JOHNSON’S ARMS & CYCLE WORKS FITCHBURG.

What kind of barrel does Iver Johnson revolver have?

Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works 1896 Hammerless 5 Shot Top Break 32 Cal. 3″ Barrel With Some Wear To Finish. 65% Left Of Bluing. Hard Rubber Grips in Very Good Condition. Bore and Rifling is …Click for more info

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When was the Iver Johnson 32 S and W made?

Here we present an Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works Safety Hammerless Double Action Revolver chambered in .32 S&W, made circa 1900 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Iver Johnson was a U.S. firearms, bicycle, and motorcycle manufacturer from 1871 to 1993. The company shared the same name as its founder, Norwegian-born Iver Johnson (1841–1895).