Flare Gun, Webley and Scott Ltd., circa early 1900's
Flare Gun, Webley and Scott Ltd., circa early 1900's
Flare Gun, Webley and Scott Ltd., circa early 1900's
Flare Gun, Webley and Scott Ltd., circa early 1900's
Flare Gun, Webley and Scott Ltd., circa early 1900's

Flare Gun, Webley and Scott Ltd., circa early 1900's

Regular price $495.00
Commonly known as the Very pistol this artifact was manufactured in Birmingham England  during 1918 by Webley and Scott Ltd. Galvanized steel, a heavy duty working man's version of its brass brother, with wooden hand grips it is usually attached to a lanyard that would be connected to the firer to prevent loss. The serial # 30471 is clear.  It was introduced in 1914 and was used extensively by British and Empire armed forces during World War 1 through WW II. This version is the Number 1 Mark III as it has a bell shaped mouth safety hand guard fitted to the front of the barrel. This was to deter the user from holding his free hand over the muzzle. There is also a safety device whereby it cannot be loaded when the hammer is cocked. It weighs 2 lb 2 oz. and has an overall length of 9.75 inches. Inventory # 0012

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