Object Title

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Smith & Wesson Model 1917, Army Model Hand Ejector

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Smith & Wesson Model 1917, Army Model Hand Ejector

Date

1918

Object Number

XII.5835

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty in 1988. From Hampshire Police, Isle of Wight, no. 24

Physical Description

Smith and Wesson Model 1917 revolver. American, about 1918.

Dimensions

OverallLength290mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 150000

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Base of butt marked US ARMY MODEL. Cylinder rear face marked S 24 (inspected by Gilbert Stewart)

Associations

Places America

Notes

175,000 of these models were made for the US Army between April 1917 and February 1919.