Object Title

Rimfire single-shot revolver - Webley Mk.VI

Rimfire single-shot revolver - Webley Mk.VI

Date

1918

Object Number

XII.10593

Provenance

Presented to West Yorkshire Police, 28th February 1994.

Physical Description

Blacked overall with a two piece moulded plastic square grip fitted with a lanyard ring. The left hand grip is stamped with the grip size M (Medium). The frame is stamped with repair dates for 1922, 1923, 1929 and 1933. The weapon was converted to .22 single shot in 1992. JF note - although the weapon bears deactivation marks and has a relieved cylinder, a single .22 adaptor is fitted to one intact chamber, and the rifling in the barrel is intact, making this a Section 5 firearm.

Dimensions

BarrelLength152mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 414650

Calibre

.22 in (originally .455 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with War Department acceptance stamps and with the Birmingham deactivation stamp for 1992

Associations

Places Britain