Object Title

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Webley Mk.VI

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Webley Mk.VI

Date

1916

Object Number

XII.5874

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Hertfordshire Police, no.45.

Physical Description

Blacked overall (possibly refinished) with a two piece moulded square plastic grip fitted with a lanyard ring. Stamped with sold out of service marks of opposed arrows.

Dimensions

BarrelLength152mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 212651

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

stamped with War Department acceptance stamps.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This model was introduced into service in May 1815.