WEBLEY & SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM & LONDON
A FINE CASED .455 TARGET-REVOLVER, MODEL 'W.S. TARGET', serial no. 450754,
for 1924, with blued 7 1/2in. barrel, ramp fore-sight with removable blade, model designation to side of top-strap, drift adjustable rear-sight blade to stirrup barrel latch, fluted automatic ejecting quick release cylinder, brushed bright ancillaries, break-open frame, chequered rosewood grips, chequered trigger blade and lanyard ring at heel, retaining virtually all its original blued finish, together with its leather covered storage case compartmented and lined in green baize and complete with a glass oil-bottle, a cleaning rod and a selection of fore-sight blades (some home produced), the inside of case lid with leather gold-blocked Webley & Scott trade-label, the case handle partially detached
Provenance: Interestingly, the record books show this revolver was purchased by the N.R.A. 'as a Bisley prize'. No further information is noted. We are gratefully indebted to www.armsresearch.com for this information
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S5 - Sold as a Section 5 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act, Section 7.3 Eligible.
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