Object Title

Centrefire eight-shot automatic revolver - Webley Fosbery Model 1902

Centrefire eight-shot automatic revolver - Webley Fosbery Model 1902

Date

1903

Object Number

XII.11071

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading, 7th March 1997.

Physical Description

A standard configuration Fosbery, with recoiling barrel/cylinder mechanism, blade foresight and V notch rear, blued overall, but with worn areas and some pitting to the cylinder and left side of frame. The grips are two piece chequered plastic. A safety bar is fitted to the left side of the frame

Dimensions

BarrelLength152mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1280

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proof marks

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This is a very rare example of the .38 calibre Fosbery. It is belived that only about 267 of this model was made.