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I recently acquired a Johnson Arms and Cycle works pistol patent 1896. The pistol breaks open with a lever on the top rail. Im not sure of the caliber, the history or value of the pistol.

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I recently acquired a Johnson Arms and Cycle works pistol patent 1896 made in Fitchburg Mass. It breaks down with a lever on the top rail. I would like to know the history and value of the pistol.

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Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Firearms
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Firearms Expert: ProShooter, Firearms Instructor replied 7 months ago
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Firearms Expert: ProShooter, Firearms Instructor replied 7 months ago

Can you please tell me all of the patent dates and writing on the gun? Do you have any photos of it?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I will get the information to you later. I am currently in the class room and it is against the law to bring fire arms into the school.
The only two patent dates were possible 94 and for sure 96. I am guessing due to the age of the gun it is 1896. The barrel breaks open to eject the shells. The information I wrote down was Johnson Arms and Cycle Works Fitchburg Massachusetts. I would also like to know the caliber of the weapom
Firearms Expert: ProShooter, Firearms Instructor replied 7 months ago

Ok,just reply back whenever you have the info and we can go from there.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The patent dates are Apr 6 86 Feb 10 87 May 10 87 and Aug 25 96. There are 2 stars before the patent dates and 2 after the patent dates.
Firearms Expert: ProShooter, Firearms Instructor replied 7 months ago

Thank you for the dates.....I'm working on this.

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Firearms Expert: ProShooter, Firearms Instructor replied 7 months ago

Are you able to get some photos of this gun?

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