A .455 Webley Fosbery Patent Transitional Model 1903 'Small Grip' recoil-operated revolver retailed by Cowles & Dunn, no. 531

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Lot 456* S5
A .455 Webley Fosbery Patent Transitional Model 1903 'Small Grip' recoil-operated revolver retailed by Cowles & Dunn, no. 531

Sold for £ 5,000 (US$ 6,058) inc. premium
A .455 Webley Fosbery Patent Transitional Model 1903 'Small Grip' recoil-operated revolver retailed by Cowles & Dunn, no. 531
The revolver incorporating Col. G. Vincent Fosbery's patent No. 15453 of 1895, the barrel engraved Cowles & Dunn., Sydney, N.S.W. with high-blade foresight and dovetailed u-notch backsight, the recoiling-frame with holster-guide, the maker's stamp and '.455 Cordite' and lever safety, the top strap with unusual chequered square push-button cylinder release, dull blacked finish, the butt with chequered wooden grips (the left chipped) and lanyard-ring
6in. barrel, Birmingham nitro proof

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  • This revolver may be held under both categories of s.7 Historic Pistols in the U.K.

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  • Please note this is a 1901
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