Object Title

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Webley Solid Frame Model

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Webley Solid Frame Model

Date

1864

Object Number

XII.3960

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Blued overall with a polished hammer and fitted with a chequered one pice wooden grip. The barrel is round and is fitted with a small blade foresight

Dimensions

BarrelLength154mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 374

Calibre

.442 in (54 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with pre 1865 Birmingham proofs

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

The firm of William Horton was founded at 29 Union St. in 1864 and lasted till the 1920's.