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SERIAL NUMBERS AND DATES OF MANUFACTURE FOR IVER JOHNSON. A nice, safe, and (for the time) relatively powerful handgun with a fast reload for a price that almost anyone could afford made it a hit for the company. Thank you! When introduced Safety Automatics retailed for $6, which in todays money is about $150. Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers...

My barrel has 1139 on it too, so unlikely old barrel put on newer frame.

Iver Johnson was a U.S. firearms, bicycle, and motorcycle manufacturer from 1871 to 1993. * Any idea of production year??

The “serial letter” identification is often seen on the Champion shotguns. Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by irishsquid, Apr 25, 2009. Lv 4. This safety consisted of a bar that rested between the hammer and the rear of the cartridge in the cylinder/chamber. Two out of three of these models were never chambered for modern cartridges and all used early steels that are not as strong as today’s metals. Iver Johnson Safety Automatic in .38. In 1915 they were incorporated as Iver Johnson's Arms and Cycle Works Inc. with John P Lovell as President.

The company shared the same name as its founder, Norwegian-born Iver Johnson (1841–1895).

Flash forward the lever gun of Western lore to the 2020s, where Marlin has taken that classic design and given it a modern upgrade.

Again, the Serial Chart Goforth references for 1897 has serials numbers from A 50001 to A 100000. ), or to establish a professional-client relationship.

They probably serialized the parts when they were put together to make a complete gun. If you see the paper clip icon on your toolbar, you can upload the photos directly here. Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. Let me look into it a little deeper and see if I can come up with any additional information.....I will get back to you shortly.


Let me know if I should include more detailed contact information in another email. Iver Johnson Safety Automatic, the second hammerless model. PAT'D.APR.6.86.FEB.15.87.MAY 10.87.DEC.26.93 PAT'S PENDING Model 1, First Model, first variation Single top latch, 100'000 were manufactured in 1895, serial number without letter prefix, the difference was the cylinder retainer, marked on the top of the barrel rib The bar prevented the gun from discharging if dropped and moved into place to fire only when the trigger was depressed all the way.
experience as master machinist/tool and die maker and gunsmith. I think, My revolver has a 5" barrel, its a break open 6 shot 32 cal, I have an Iver Johnson pistol 22 Target Model 1900, serial#, Want to find the manufacturing year of Iver Johnson sealed 8 .22 revol, i have a 38 iver johnson revolver model 1 or 2 ; owl faces. This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.