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Predicate Object 13 Mar 1969 1969-03-13T00:00:00.000Z 1969-03-13T00:00:00.000Z Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, W1884 2015-01-05T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-11-16T21:35:18.979Z Firearms 55 restricted access - firearms, C endorsement Webley Pryse MK IV centre fire revolver, circa 1900 Previously belonged to Major Earl Magnus Johnston The Webley Pryse was first made in the 1870s. It was the first revolver to have a "rebounding" hammer, patented by C Pryse in 1876. Webley Pryse MK IV centre fire revolver, circa 1900 centre fire revolver; .450 inch calibre; six-shot; top break double action; rear-cylinder loading; nickel plated frame; one-piece chequered walnut grip; with lanyard ring; locking strap of two opposing levers; locking screw has frozen allowing cylinder to come out markings: London proof marks on chambers maker's details on left rear of barrel: WEBLEY / NO. 4 / 450 C maker's logo on left side of body by cylinder retailer's marks: TOMES & CO. / 98 HOLBORN. LONDON on left bottom of body: serial number: 3107 on rear of cylinder: 107 manufacturer Webley & Scott note: Tomes & Co., London, England [maker or retailer?] revolver, centrefire
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