These have even found themselves solidly in the collecting world. Come for the info, stay and make some friends. Anyone have a little more insight on this thing? There are scattered light marks, compressions and scuffs with a few small losses at the front edges around the frontstrap. Join us to discuss firearms of all kinds, gun accessories, legal issues and more. Greetings, This is my first post, haven't even filled out my profile yet.
All items purchased in an auction will be combined into one invoice. So I thought this may not be a wasted trip after all. Second, do you have a drill press? I assume it could have been made as early as the 20's or as late as the 50's. There are slight storage and handling marks to the grips, especially on the butt and the bottom of the panels. Overall, this revolver rates in about Fine condition. Just slip it over the rod; It give a little extra padding between your gun and the steel rod.
Wow there's a lot of neat stuff in here. Our only goal is to make sure your are happy with your purchase. Also, how did Iver Johnson plan for shooters to remove the spent brass from the cylinder? Ads listed in discussion areas are prohibited. Anyone have any experience with one of these? Double action solid frame with a loading gate and barrel mounted ejector rod. Personal Checks are held a full week for clearance.
I'll be loading up new cases with these lead round balls. Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 95% of its metal finish. It was out of time and the barrel was unbelievably leaded, but I got that all taken care of. There are no splits or cracks and the grips rate in about Fine overall condition. Variants with 2½- and 4-inch barrels were offered for short periods, but by far the most common Sealed Eights came equipped with a 6-inch barrel. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Have only fired 4 times because I also think the cylinder is not exactly aligning into the correct position. We did not fire this revolver. Generally they are not worth much for collecting and not worth much for functionality. I really don't want to tear that thing up, any ideas? The Sealed Eight name came from a unique safety feature, in that all eight chambers were counterbored into the cylinder face so that the shooter was shielded in the event of a ruptured case head. We always combine on shipping to save you as much as we can. Baking it applying the blue helps.
The finish is thinning at all edges, more noticeably at the muzzle. This is for the standard Target Sealed 8, solid fame revolver. Mechanics: The action functions correctly both single and double action. Overall production was 950'000 revolvers. Returns less shipping are accepted within 3 days of when the item is delivered with signature confirmation.
I would like to know the value and when it was made. I have never even seen one of these before. Does anyone on here have a copy of the book they could look up the number for me? Sealed Eight stocks typically sported a diamond-shape checkering field over the backstrap, and attached to the frame via a single screw through the butt. That should be plenty good enough. Inner surfaces were correspondingly machined to allow the star extractor to fit flush as well. Someone could outbid you in the final seconds of the auction if your Max Bid isn't high enough.
Otherwise it will be take it apart and see what happens. The serial number under the trigger is M29665. The gun buy back programs have wiped out the glut. Other than that I don't really know of a single website that has the info you desire. I am searching to find the mfg date to be sure what kind of ammo to use.
Buyer Tip: Seller assumes all responsibility for listing this item. Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 65% of its metal finish. If you have any questions regarding this item, you should contact the Seller before bidding. I have looked all over the internet trying to find a serial number guide and maybe a little history behind them, but so far all I can seem to find is that they were made from 1932 til 1958. I have a feeling I'll be spending a lot of time on this site! The surfaces have some scattered nicks, dings and drag lines as well as scattered freckling. Double or single action top break auto ejecting revolvers.