Webley Mk 4
Webley Mk 4

Webley Mk 4

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Webley Mk 4
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Webley Mk 4 - Birds Head

Caliber: 455 Eley

Action: Top Load Revolver

History:

Historic - The Webley Mark 1 was introduced by the British Government on the 18th July 1887 to 1894 -
Investment - This model IV  made in 1894 is one of 5000 made for private market to use both 450 adams and 455 eley. - ie private military from  Army & Navy Co-operative stores. Blue book of gun values suggests increasing value - last listed up to  $2500US - current outlay 800au.
Thematic - Australian and British Commonwealth standard-issue sidearm for the Boer War, World War I and II, and beyond, the Webley MkVI .455 calibre revolver.
Historic - CA SAC06 means reproofed for South African Constabulary in 1906
Thematic - Webley Birdshead Grip classic (distinctive shaped handgrio
Precis
The revolver was made in 1894 as designated by the manufacture of the revolvers in 450/455. Served as a private firearm for imperial force (England/Aust) before being assigned to the South African Constabulary in 1906 or there about.

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