Object Title

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Enfield Mk.I

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Enfield Mk.I

Date

1880

Object Number

XII.902

Provenance

Formerly Class XII.852 (1909-1917) under the 1909 Dillon system. Formerly Class XII.1038 (1857-1909) under the 1857 Old War Office system. (Hewitt). Originally registered 14th September 1895

Physical Description

Introduced into service in 1880. Blued overall with a one piece chequered wooden grip fitted with a lanyard ring

Dimensions

BarrelLength147mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 8610

Calibre

.476 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with War Department acceptance stamps

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

C ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, London, 1916, vol.II, p.420

Notes

The Mk.I was replaced by the Mk.II in 1882.