A fine .450/.455 'W.G. Target Model' revolver by P. Webley, no. 8338 In its wooden case with .297/230 cylinder and barrel insert, white metal foresight protector, additional rear-sight blade, some cleaning accessories and cleaning rods for both calibres, the Morris rod lacking the handle

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Lot 46S5
A fine .450/.455 'W.G. Target Model' revolver by P. Webley, no. 8338
In its wooden case with .297/230 cylinder and barrel insert, white metal foresight protector, additional rear-sight blade, some cleaning accessories and cleaning rods for both calibres, the Morris rod lacking the handle

£ 4,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,800 - 6,100
A fine .450/.455 'W.G. Target Model' revolver by P. Webley, no. 8338
Retaining virtually full blued finish, the barrel with sighting-rib stamped P. Webley, London & Birmingham with high blade-foresight stamped 20 Yrds, the left side of the cylinder-strap stamped "WG Target Model, the left side of the frame stamped Webley Patents and with the makers "Winged Bullet" trademark, the butt with chequered two-piece wooden grips and lanyard-loop
7½in. barrel, London Black Powder proof
In its wooden case with .297/230 cylinder and barrel insert, white metal foresight protector, additional rear-sight blade, some cleaning accessories and cleaning rods for both calibres, the Morris rod lacking the handle

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The Dowell Collection (Major William Dowell, author of The Webley Story)
    James D. Julia, Inc., Fairfield, Maine, 1 & 2 October 2012, lot 2326
    Weller & Dufty, June 1966

    This revolver may be held under both categories of s.7 Heritage Pistols in the U.K.
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A fine .450/.455 'W.G. Target Model' revolver by P. Webley, no. 8338 In its wooden case with .297/230 cylinder and barrel insert, white metal foresight protector, additional rear-sight blade, some cleaning accessories and cleaning rods for both calibres, the Morris rod lacking the handle
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