Object Title

Centrefire six-shot blank-firing revolver - Mauser Model L100

Centrefire six-shot blank-firing revolver - Mauser Model L100

Date

1980

Object Number

XII.10387

Provenance

Presented by Sussex Police

Physical Description

A conventional revolver with swing out cylinder that has the chambers restricted to permit blank firing only. The hammer is polished steel with a ribbed spur. The cylinder locking catch is on the left of the frame, and the ejector rod is shrouded. The barrel is slab sided with a ribbed vent on top. Grips are light wood, heavily chequered with Mauser logos inset into each. Sights are V notch rear and blade front. The whole pistol is blued

Dimensions

BarrelLength105mm
OverallLength216mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 83

Calibre

.380 in - 8 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

L.barrel: MAUSER MADE IN GERMANY. R.Barrel: MOD L100 380 KNALL/8 MM GRENAILLE. Right frame has Mauser address and warning in French not to use ball ammunition

Associations

Places Germany