Object Title

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Webley copy of a Smith & Wesson Model 2

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Webley copy of a Smith & Wesson Model 2

Date

1864

Object Number

XII.5943

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From the Metropolitan Police, no.139.

Physical Description

Blued overall with a spur trigger and fitted with a two piece chequered wooden grip

Dimensions

BarrelLength137 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1015

Calibre

.32 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Webley made a copy of the Model 1 and 2 under licence from Smith & Wesson from about 1864 to about 1866.