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Old October 23, 2007, 10:02 PM   #1
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need model number to a iver johnson revolver

Im looking for a model number to an Iver Johnson 8 shot 22 cal. revolver. there are no identifing marks on this weapon. It has white plastic hand grips with owl logo and is a double action revolver 4 1/2 inch barrel, looks like a 'peacemaker'
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Old October 23, 2007, 11:00 PM   #2
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The early (before the 1960's) IJ revolvers didn't have model numbers, only names like "Target" and "Protector." The .22's were all 8 shot and the term "Sealed 8" indicated a system where the cylinder had flanges front and rear so that side flash or gas from a burst case rim would be contained.

Later, IJ did make a solid frame .22 revolver that sort of resembled a SA, called the Sidewinder (Model 50). Other solid frame models were the 55A (Target), 55SA (Cadet), 56A (a starter pistol), and 57A (Target).

I don't recall if the Model 50 had that marked on it or not.

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The Sidewinder should be marked as such along the topstrap.
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