A .455 'Mark V' revolver by Webley & Scott, no. 131323 In a leather case with Giles Whittome trade-label

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Lot 34S5
A .455 'Mark V' revolver by Webley & Scott, no. 131323
In a leather case with Giles Whittome trade-label

Sold for £ 1,147 (US$ 1,486) inc. premium
A .455 'Mark V' revolver by Webley & Scott, no. 131323
Retaining much blued finish, the barrel with sighting-rib and blade-foresight, the release lever with U-notch back-sight, the left side of the cylinder strap stamped Mark "V", the left side of the frame stamped Webley Patents Mark V 1914, with numerous War Department marks on the trigger, frame, hammer and cylinder, the birds-head butt with two-piece replacement wooden grips (left grip cracked), the left side with crested escutcheon
4in. barrel, recent Birmingham nitro proof
In a leather case with Giles Whittome trade-label

Footnotes

  • This revolver may be held under both categories of s.7 Heritage Pistols in the U.K.
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A .455 'Mark V' revolver by Webley & Scott, no. 131323 In a leather case with Giles Whittome trade-label
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