Lot 1002: WEBLEY FOR ARMY & NAVY A .455/.476 DOUBLE-ACTION SERVICE REVOLVER, MODEL ''W.G. ARMY'', serial no. 18670,
08 December 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
WEBLEY FOR ARMY & NAVY
A .455/.476 DOUBLE-ACTION SERVICE REVOLVER, MODEL ''W.G. ARMY'', serial no. 18670,
for 1903, 1896 Model with blued 6in. barrel, nickel bladed fore-sight, rear-sight notch to the barrel locking catch, blued fluted cylinder with quick release and twin securing claws, blued break-open frame (sideplate slightly distorted), brushed bright hammer and trigger, chequered walnut flared grips and lanyard ring at heel, the back-strap engraved ''G.F.C. CLARKE, 7th D.G.'', the whole retaining much original blued finish and complete with a period full flap leather service holster
Provenance: This revolver was sold to a Lieutenant Clarke in November 1903. We are gratefully indebted to www.armsresearch.com for this information.