How can you tell the age of an Iver Johnson gun by the model number?
A Great source of information on this firearm (and most other Iver Johnson firearms) is the book by W.E. Goforth titled, "Iver-Johnson Arms & Cycle Works Firearms 1871-1993".
Where can you find more information on a 12 gauge only marked with the word Excel and the model number?
You need to be more specific ie model caliber and all marks as has been said in previous questions and answers. To help identify the model try going to Google and entering Iver Johnson You will find several FAQ pages and they will help you in making an model id a previous answer said there were a million 38s made between 1897 and 1908 so all the info you can provide will make the answer…
Before 1934, gun companies did not have to put serial numbers on handguns. From 1934 to 1968 only handguns had to have serial numbers, and rifles and shotguns only had them if the manufacturer wanted to put them on voluntarily. You might have an older Iver Johnson that was made in the early 1900s to the early 1930s that was made without any serial number. I'd take the grips off and look all over for…
The year model for a Johnson outboard, is determined by use of the engine model number. The model number is recorded on a metal tag, for early models, riveted to the side of the stern, or clamp bracket. On late model engines, the number is displayed on a decal, affixed to the swivel bracket. PLEASE SHOW ME AN EXAMPLE
Please tell me how you know exactly when it was made. Also tell me a bit more about it if you want to know the value. If it was made in 1887, it is most likely a spur-trigger .22 or .32 rimfire "bureau drawer special" valued between $25 and $125, depending on condition. It was on the butt of the gun * These will be patent dates, not manufacture dates. Will need more information to…
Excel shotguns were made by Crescent, Crescent-Davis, Iver Johnson, and J. Stevens. If it was made by one of the first two, the number probably isn't a true serial number and the exact age cannot be determined. There are a couple of experts who MIGHT be able to place one of the other two into a range of +/- 5 years.
What year was a us revolver company 32 caliber 5 shot revolver manufactured with serial number 46845?
tha date is on the tag directly below where you found the model number. If its not there, you need to take the serial number into sears and they can tell you. tha date is on the tag directly below where you found the model number. If its not there, you need to take the serial number into sears and they can tell you.