Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley Mk.IV .38/145-200

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley Mk.IV .38/145-200

Date

1933

Object Number

XII.6081

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Blued overall with polished hammer, holster guides and trigger. The brown two piece moulded plastic grips are fitted with a lanyard loop. The foresight is adjustable and the rear sight is laterally adjustable

Dimensions

BarrelLength127mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 32805

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with post 1904 Birmingham proofs and the date stamp beneath the left grip

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This revolver is the second prototype made by the factory, the first being held in the collection of the Imperial War Museum. It is not known if any others were produced, as the model never went into production.