Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley R.I.C. No. 1

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley R.I.C. No. 1

Date

1882

Object Number

XII.5852

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Wiltshire Police, no.44. The following is from Army & Navy records:. Described as an RIC Old Pattern, plain, revolver. Sold on 22nd September 1882 to D. J. Morrison.

Physical Description

Blued overall with a one-piece chequred wooden grip fitted with a lanyard loop. The trigger, hammer, loading gate and ejector are of polished steel

Dimensions

BarrelLength115 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 875

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs and the frame with the post 1868 Birmingham frame proof. The parts are stamped with the assembly no. 5

Associations

Places Britain