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SN 3939. Cal. .455. Standard configuration Webley-Fosbery M1902 with 6″ barrel having fixed front and rear sights. Top of rib marked “P. Webley and Son. London and Birmingham” with left side of top strap “WEBLEY-FOSBERY.” Left side of frame with winged “W&S” bullet adjacent to the caliber and powder reference “.455 CORDITE.” The right side of the frame is marked with the serial number whose last three digits are repeated under the barrel lug and on the back of the cylinder. Usual British proofing on the left side of the barrel, over each of the chambers, and the right side of the frame. Fitted with revarnished checkered wood panels. Rotatable lanyard ring present. Prideau speed-loader proofed and dated 1919. Complete in dark mahogany case, recent production, lid with disk and brass reinforcements, French-fitted for revolver, ammunition, and accessories. Contains wood block with twelve rounds of round-nose ammunition and red/yellow cardboard box of Kynoch .455 revolver cartridges in a plastic seal. Two chrome plated keys. CONDITION: Beautiful period restoration retaining most finish with early toned fading as one might expect of a revolver over 100 years old. Grips in comparable condition. Mirror bright bore. Perfect manual mechanics. Excellent case, with minor handling marks, and components. One of the most charismatic and interesting revolvers extent, production of all variations limited to about 5,000 examples, especially impressive when cased with accessories. 52288-1 (15,000-25,000) C&R – Lot 2004

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Auction: Firearms - October 2017
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