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"New South Wales M.P." Marked Webley R.I.C. Model No. 1

.450 caliber. 1.5" barrel length. SN: 89914. Double-action revolver with fixed 6-shot fluted cylinder, exposed spur hammer, cartridge extractor, military lanyard ring, and fixed V-notch and blade sights. Blued metal finish with checkered black walnut grips. Markings include rack number "1602/{cuffed hands Webley} mark/N.S.W. POLICE". Caliber designation marked to top left side of frame. Serial number lower right side of frame. Manufacturer marks to top strap. Various Birmingham house inspection marks, partial serial number, and caliber designation to cylinder.  

Provenance:Property from the Estate of Mr. Paul Thomas Griffith, Dayton, Ohio

Condition:

Fair to good. Bore is frosty and there is moderate oxidation to rifling. Retains less than half of the original finish with a grey-brown patina developing to top of barrel and frame. Scattered light pitting and scratching overall. light scratches and bites to grips. Cylinder lockup is tight. Action is functional. 

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,200
10/28/2021

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