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Revolver Webley Mk IV Pocket Model

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    revolver webley mk iv pocket model

    Webley Mk IV Pocket Model

    In 1929, according to the requirements of the British Army on the new short arms kalibra.38, company «Webley & Scott» revolver was designed Webley.38 Mk IV. This model is a rugged, compact, lightweight revolver, as well as a reliable and easy-to-use weapon. However adopt UK adopted revolver Enfield No 2 kalibra.38 Mk I, designed by the Royal Small Arms Factory «Royal Small Arms Factory».

    revolver webley mk iv pocket model
    Webley Mk IV Pocket Model

    In this more than forty years of cooperation with the British company Webley military department was discontinued. In the absence of government orders revolver Mk IV .38 was focused on commercial and foreign markets and in large quantities became available police forces throughout the British Empire.

    Then

    firm «Webley & Scott» was proposed pocket revolver Webley Mk IV Pocket Model, which is a miniature copy of the model Webley.38 Mk IV, differed shortened barrel and grip.

    Structurally

    Webley Mk IV Pocket Model was a revolver with a break in two to recharge frame and simultaneous extraction of all sleeves.

    trunk had the upper limit of the tide and at the muzzle with a permanent front sight.

    Locking frame lock system carried Green having the form U-shaped bracket, the top crossbar exciting shank upper half of the frame. Lock control lever on the left side of the box, when you click on the crossbar that moves back and freed the upper part of the frame. On the right side of the frame is open V-shaped located flat spring lock.

    revolver webley mk iv pocket model

    Webley Mk IV Pocket Model
    When reloading

    hammer-type firing mechanism with open hammer having a "clear" double action.

    Caliber .38, .32
    Length mm 178
    Barrel length, mm 76
    Weight empty, kg 0.625
    drum count. cartridges
    6

    Food arms ammunition was carried out of the drum capacity of six rounds. Extraction of spent cartridges produced automatically - when you press the lock lever locking frame revolver breaks the drum opened, spring star pushed out spent cartridges. In "Shattered" position produced and loading arms.

    The lower stem the tide before drum horizontal shelves are designed for easy directions holstered weapons and reduce its edge hooks behind the drum.

    Sights open. Fly semicircular located in a small tide at the muzzle, and entirely represents a cutout in the top of the lock lever frame.

    Handle had a trapezoidal (flared) and form a ring for a safety strap. Cheeks handles with shallow notch made of hard rubber.

    revolver webley mk iv pocket model

    Webley Mk IV Pocket Model
    Fused blocking trigger

    Revolver Webley Mk IV Pocket Model produced in several variants. In all its versions had the barrel length of 3 inches (76 mm), but except kalibra.38 made kalibra.32 model and a small amount under patron.22 LR. In addition there were models with push button fuse (located in the heel of the handle and trigger block) and the handle of a full-length sample Webley.38 Mk IV.

    This weapon is a small, easy convenient and reliable to use the gun, which was on sale prior to the 1960s.

    revolver webley mk iv pocket model

    Webley Mk IV Pocket Model
    Fused blocking trigger
    And the handle of Webley.38 Mk IV




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