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541 Lynnie Pennie Lane              Midlothian, Texas 76065

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P. Webley & Son, Birmingham
StÝckel: Philip Webley, 1852 - 1897
literature: The Webley Story by William Chipchase Dowell

Webley Fosbery

 

 

on top flat on barrel

on frame

718 under left wing on barrel

hammer cocked

cartridges ejected

SAFE under safety

WEBLEY FOSBERY AUTOMATIC on strap over cylinder

 

Webley-Fosbery Self-Cocking Semi-Automatic Revolver was an unusual recoil-operated revolver designed by Lieutenant Colonel George Vincent Fosbery and produced by Webley and Son starting in 1901. The weapon is easily recognizable by the zigzag grooves on the cylinder.  Second year production with matching serial # 718 on frame, left barrel wing and front of cylinder, caliber .455 Cordite, 6" ribbed barrel with front sight and maker's inscription on to flat. Original fine blue more than 90% remaining, checkered grips with minor damage, in perfect working order and very fine condition.    sold

 

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