Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley Mk.III

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley Mk.III

Date

1938

Object Number

XII.5863

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Essex Police, no.70.

Physical Description

Blued overall with a two piece moulded plastic grip fitted with a lanyard loop. This example is fitted with a hammer safety on the right side of the frame. The grip strap is stamped B.P. 9.43, which may indicate an issue to a police force (possibly Indian) in 1943

Dimensions

BarrelLength79mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 54299

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs and the date stamp beneath the left grip

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

The second pattern han a hammer mounted striker.