Object Title

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Webley Mk.V

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Webley Mk.V

Date

1915

Object Number

XII.6245

Provenance

Presented 12th February 1971

Physical Description

In relic condition after being buried in the ground. The grip plates are missing. Attached label reads: Presented by Mr. Wink 12/2/71. Dug up shortly before in Belgium. Was loaded in all chambers and frame hinge pin was drilled out to unload them. Near the revolver the remains of a Norton motor cycle were uncovered.

Dimensions

BarrelLength102mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 143567

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Normally stamped with War Department acceptance stamps, now eroded.

Associations

Places Britain