Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley Improved Government Model, First Pattern Webley Kaufmann

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley Improved Government Model, First Pattern Webley Kaufmann

Date

1882

Object Number

XII.6050

Physical Description

Blued

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 58

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Kaufmann royalty number: MK 33

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

So far this is the earlist observed example of the Webley Kaufmann by the author of 'Webley Revolvers', Gordon Bruce.
MK numbers seem to be, for this pattern 33 to 121.
Interestingly the collection also holds the last observed numbered revolver of the pattern, (XII.6231).