Object Title

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Webley Mk.IV Experimental

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Webley Mk.IV Experimental

Date

1962

Object Number

XII.11088

Provenance

Purchased in auction from Weller and Dufty, Birmingham, lot no.1088, sale no.11577. 20th August 1997. Formerly part of the Webley & Scott Collection.

Physical Description

This is an experimental revolver exploring lightweight materials to improve weight and speed of manufacture. This is one of two examples completed.
The weapon has a blued barrel, a blackened alloy cylinder and triggerguard, the frame is alloy and is in the white. The grips are moulded plastic with the Webley name

Dimensions

BarrelLength76mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 503

Calibre

.22 Long Rifle

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs

Associations

Notes

Only two of these were completed one in .22 (serial no. 503, this one) and a .32 (serial no. L23314).