Object Title

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Webley R.I.C. Model 83

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Webley R.I.C. Model 83

Date

1913

Object Number

XII.5857

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From West Yorkshire Police, no.3.

Physical Description

Blued overall with polished hammer, trigger, loading gate and ejector. The one piece chequred wooden grip is fitted with a lanyard loop. The flutted cylinder is stamped with the India Office ownership stamp, broad arrow over I

Dimensions

Dimensions: Barrel length: 2.5 in (65 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 96094

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with post 1904 Birmingham proofs

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

In April 1911 the Director General, India Stores, ordered a quantity of this model.