Object Title

Centrefire seven-shot revolver - Nagant Model 1895 D/A

Centrefire seven-shot revolver - Nagant Model 1895 D/A

Date

1910

Object Number

XII.4122

Provenance

Transferred from Technical Stores Depot, Weedon, 19th June 1959. Authorised under War Office letter: 57/SA/3072 (Ord 9C) dated 8 July 1958. (Comprising part of a store of obsolete and surrendered arms)

Physical Description

Single action operation (double action for other ranks)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1663

Calibre

7.62 mm

Associations

Places Russia

Notes

In service from 1899 till 1947. In 1899 the Arsenal at tula took over manufacture from the Nagant Company in Liege.