Object Title

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Webley R.I.C. Model 83

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Webley R.I.C. Model 83

Date

1914

Object Number

XII.5663

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Blued overall with polished hammer, trigger, loading gate and ejector. The one piece chequered wooden grip is fitted with a lanyard loop.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Barrel length: 2.5 in (65 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 96578

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with post 1904 Birmingham proofsframe and fluted cylinder, stamped: a broad arrow over I (India office ownership stamp)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

In April 1911 the Director General of India Stores ordered a quantity of this model.