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Old 02-09-2020, 01:48 PM
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Just acquired another one of these unique gems. Sold by Iver Johnson 1883-1889. I love the swing out cylinder on these. My first, someone bobbed the hammer. Anyone else have one of these?
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Never seen one! I suppose with swing-outs and break-tops, there had to be a sideways one.

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New to me. An interesting design.
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Very cool. What caliber?
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I always thought that a worthwhile design. I wonder what kept it from competing with the topbreaks.
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I always thought the Lovell design might have been at least some of the inspiration for Sedgley's Lift-Out cylinder on the Colt SAA. No proof, just my thoughts.
Never owned one (either!)
Neat design!
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Never seen one in person. Would love to acquire one someday!
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