Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Wilkinson-Pryse Model 1878

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Wilkinson-Pryse Model 1878

Date

1878

Object Number

XII.5674

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1946 from COD Weedon. (Weedon being the central collection point for all Police forces and surrendered weapons.) Authority for tranfer and issue is under War Office file no. GS(W)2/BM50/1 dated 5th April 1951.

Physical Description

Similar to the Webley No.4 Escutchion engraved AS from WTS 1878. Engraved under the barrel ALEXr. STEWART ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1413

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Wilkinson serial no.6978

Associations

Places England