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Predicate Object 1977 1977-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1977-12-31T00:00:00.000Z 1977.62 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1977.62, A7003, W0410 2015-01-05T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-11-16T21:53:36.690Z Firearms 45 restricted access - firearms, C endorsement Webley Mk 6 revolver; .455 inch calibre, c1918 Military issue service revolver, 1918 patent, and sold out of service. May have been used late WW1 or had use during WW2 ref: Military Small Arms: cartridge revolvers: p82:2: Webley & Scott Mk VI. Final & best known of Webley series of British service arms. Introduced in 1915 -widespread service in both wars; officially replaced in 1932 after the army switched to .38" handguns Webley Mk VI revolver; circa 1918 .455 inch calibre; 6 chamber; military break-open action model with Star patent ejector; pitted, distressed overall; action at fault; trigger transfer screw head broken off; trigger hammer spur shortened missing: screw on left hand side rear barrel ejector mechanism markings: on lower frame: WEBLEY / MARK VI / PATENTS 1918 military broad arrow marked Ordnance markings: [broad arrow] / [crown] / B; 18 / [crown] / GR on left rear of body above trigger: [broad arrows joined at centre] sold out of service mark (stamp) serial number on cylinder, forward underside of body, and rear underside of barrel: 299973 manufacturer Webley, c.1918. revolver
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