Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley R.I.C type

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Webley R.I.C type

Date

1882

Object Number

XII.10379

Provenance

Given by Ebinburgh City Police

Physical Description

A solid frame, double action revolver based on the R.I.C model. It is gate loading with an ejector rod mounted under the barrel. The hammer spur is steeply curved and chequered, and the loading gate is on the right side of the frame. The barrel is octagonal. The cylinder is not fluted, but has a rope engraved line around its leading edge, and the topstrap has the retailers name enclosed within a foliate border. The wooden grip is one piece and chequered, with a poorly inset escutcheon. The heel of the butt has a lanyard ring fitted. The sights are low blade front and V notch rear. The revolver is nickel plated overall. The barrel has been deactivated by means of a hole being drilled in the rear left side

Dimensions

BarrelLength102mm
OverallLength242mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Top strap: W.HORTON 29 UNION ST GLASGOW. L.barrel: 450

Associations

Places Britain