Object Title

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Iver Johnson Large Frame Safety Automatic, 3rd New Model

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Iver Johnson Large Frame Safety Automatic, 3rd New Model

Date

1916

Object Number

XII.6957

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Merseyside Police, no.74.

Physical Description

Nickel plated all over apart from the trigger guard, which is blued and the trigger, which is plain steel. The two piece grips are of hard rubber.

Dimensions

OverallLength190mm
BarrelLength83mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 65956

Calibre

.36 in

Inscriptions and Marks

On the base of the grip: Pat. Nov. 17,08. and Pats Pendingunder left grip plate, stamped: serial number with letter code

Associations

Places America

Notes

The production run for this model was 1909 to 1934 and 100,800 were manufactured. For this year, 1916, 1,600 pistols of this model were produced.