Serial number B36202 was manufactured in 1922, when 10,700 of this model were manufactured. Please leave feedback when the gun is happily received, we will leave feedback in return. Successful Bidder Instructions: You will be invoiced by the morning following the sale. Offered in two frame sizes and two calibers only. All Auctions are conducted in Pacific Time. From assembly lines in Massachusetts, New Jersey and Arkansas, the company produced scores of different models that ranged from crude, spur-trigger pocket pistols to full-size double-action revolvers whose fit, finish and features rivaled name-brand wheelguns.
They were made with metal that just isn't as tough or strong as that we have now. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards. The new firm was renamed from Squires Bingham International, founded in 1973. If you have any questions regarding this item, you should contact the Seller before bidding. When I'd work cows I'd have a. Passport Applications, 1795—1905: Suffolk County, Massachusetts, roll M1372, application 57156. Variants with 2½- and 4-inch barrels were offered for short periods, but by far the most common Sealed Eights came equipped with a 6-inch barrel.
I'll see if I can find a pic of my Iver Johnson too. If you decide to shoot it, I would stick to Standard Velocity or less. Can anyone help me determine the manufacture date of this pistol? The serial number is on the underside of the trigger guard and the left side of frame, under the grips. If you are not satisfied, for any reason, please contact us before leaving negative or neutral feedback. Iver Johnson died of tuberculosis in 1895, and his sons took over the business. As a result of changes in ownership, the company had the first of two major relocations in 1971 when it moved to New Jersey.
The Seller is required to give the Buyer a minimum of three days to inspect any firearm sold through GunAuction. Not much is known about Martin Bye, as there is very little documented information about his life. There is some very light erosion in the bore. If you would indulge me for a moment, I have two of my Granddad's sidearms which need dating and any wisdom you can dispense before determining their fate. Large solid frame double action with pull in cylinder release; the cylinder features recessed chambers that fully enclosed the cartridge case head. Mine still shoots but it shaves lead like crazy. No returns are accepted on layaway items and the item will be considered abandoned after 60 days.
I took both, which are in excellent condition, to Gunsmith at local goose hill chain to evaluate and recommend ammunition. Our Assessment: Produced by Iver Johnson from 1932 to 1954, the Target Sealed 8 was a popular rimfire revolver for decades and still has devoted collectors today. Just slip it over the rod; It give a little extra padding between your gun and the steel rod. I can't tell what model, but on the barrel is stamped, I J Trigger Cocking. Mechanics: The action appears to function correctly in both single and double action however the cylinder and cylinder pin are not present.
Advertisement for revolver claimed to be safe enough to be near babies. Overall, this revolver rates in about Fair condition see mechanics. The business successfully weathered the in part thanks to higher rates of armed robbery, which helped maintain demand for personal firearms and was buoyed by the dramatic increase in the market for arms leading up to and during. I don't even know if it shoots. Iver Johnson sponsored the career of bicycle racing champion beginning in 1900.
The revolver as well as the official police files, reports, interviews, ballistics reports, bullet fragments and other important evidence, related to Kennedy's assassination, is today housed in the in. There are slight storage and handling marks to the grips, especially on the butt and the bottom of the panels. If someone is interested, I might consider selling it or trading for some ammo. These are , not , which they largely pre-date. This revolver does not have Hammer the Hammer action, but it does have a rebounding hammer that the hammer version does not.
You're not the high Bidder until you've been notified by email that you are. I passed on the 38s but took the 32s my intention being to only use them in 'the direst of circumstances'. To pay online, please use the 'Pay Now' link at the bottom of the invoice, which will be sent after the sale. These have even found themselves solidly in the collecting world. We always combine on shipping to save you as much as we can.
There's at least one history of Iver Johnson, by Joe Vorisek, that's still available from Cornell Publications, and will have some serial number information for rough dating, maybe. American Express needs to be processed here using the item number from the auction site and the Credit Card Total:. The lock to free up the rotation of the cylinder for loading works well. They also saw the growth of the firearms business and the eventual restructuring of the company to focus on firearms and related business as they divested non-firearms concerns, such as the motorcycle business, in the face of growing firearms demand, 's armaments industry expansion, and other factors. Large frame top break, 22 rimfire caliber, with recessed chambers in the cylinder.
Membership is free and we welcome all types of shooters, whether you're a novice or a pro. Without new research and development, most firearms changes were limited to cosmetic updates of existing designs. The screw heads are lightly disfigured with strong slots. The Second Model features a double top post barrel latch, flat leaf hammer spring and two cross pins in the lower frame. Model number continued to be 68. The most noted I-J model was the truss-bridge frame which featured a curved tube under the top tube to strengthen the frame for use on the rough roads of the early twentieth century. The second, 379,227 was to the same people, and was for a second or safety trigger behind the trigger guard which had to be pulled upward to allow the primary trigger to move.