difference between the manufacture of bricks and manufacture of tiles
a shotgun is pump action and a revolver "revovles" the ammo.
A revolver has a rotating chamber that houses the bullets a pistol has a "clip" or "magazine"
The difference is that a pistol has a magazine and a revolver has a rotating cylinder that has individual chambers to shoot
yes................revolver ammo has a rim. Semi-auto cartridges do not.
Method of operation.
What years did they make the 38 top break revolver? How can you know how old one is?
A minor official is shorter than a main official.
The country of manufacture is where it was built and the country of origin is where it was designed, if there really is a difference.
A secondary brand of the Iver Johnson company, your US Revolver Company .32 was probably made between 1915 and 1917.