What is the history on a revolver HR 22 special serial number 498821?
Actually the pistol is somewhat unique in that it has a free spinning cylinder when not cocked. In a lot of cases I will have "broken" 22 SPECIAL pistols brought to me that are not broken but in fact are designed this way. The value is another story. At the absolute best, in the real world your looking at $150.00. More likely, if at say 60%, its probably about $60.00.
Yes- but not very common. There is an automatic pistol caliber known as the .38 Super, which does not interchange with the .38 Special revolver cartridge. There have been a small number of target pistols built to shoot .38 Special Wadcutter target ammo. And there is at least one auto pistol made in caliber .357 Magnum (revolver cartridge). However, revolver ammo is rimmed, and auto pistol ammo is rimless- there are usually feeding problems when…