Revolver Webley «WP» Pocket Hammer Model

    revolver webley « wp & # 187 ; pocket hammer model

    Webley «WP» Pocket Hammer Model

    In 1901 the company «Webley & Scott Revolver and Arms Co» released a new pocket revolver kalibra.320 called «Pocket Hammer Model», which kept a small series of small revolvers «WP» («Webley Pocket»).

    Revolver Webley «WP» Pocket Hammer Model was a modernization of the pocket revolver Webley «WP» Pocket Hammerless Model, from which it differs only open trigger, which was reflected in the names of these models.


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

    short 3-inch barrel was the upper limit of the tide at the muzzle to fly.

    revolver webley « wp » pocket hammer model
    Webley «WP» Pocket Hammer Model
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    Locking framework to implement simplified lock system Green having the form U-shaped bracket, the top crossbar exciting shank upper half of the frame. Unlike the classic castle Green control lever on the left side of the frame, when clicked, which departed the crossbar back and freed the upper part of the frame in the revolver model WP lever out and the lock opened by pulling back the top crossbar. On the right side of the frame is open V-shaped located flat spring lock.

    hammer-type firing mechanism with open hammer.

    Food arms ammunition was carried out of the drum capacity of six rounds.

    extraction of spent cartridges carried out 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.

    Sights open. The front sight is at high tide at the muzzle, and entirely represents a cutout in the top of the lock lever frame.

    short arm had silnoizognutuyu form. Cheeks handle, usually made of a material resembling hard rubber with a shallow notch.

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    Caliber, mm 7.0 (. 320)
    Length mm 178
    Barrel length, mm
    Weight empty, kg 0.480
    drum count. cartridges 6

    could meet with a nickel-plated revolver options and cheeks pearl handle.

    marking weapons consisted of inscriptions «WEBLEY PATENT» and «WP.320» on the right side of the frame, brand logo «W & S» in the form of a flying bullet with wings on the left side of the frame, as well as large letters «WP» on cheeks.

    Overall Webley «WP» Pocket Hammer was a quite reliable pocket revolver which had small size and weight, and was comfortable with concealed carry. He was a little easier to model Webley «WP» Pocket Hammerless, but had an open trigger, which affected the decrease in convenience when pulled out quickly.

    Revolvers Series «WP» were in production until the second half of 1930, reaching about 10,000 pieces of manufacture. This weapon could be remade and adapt at will under patrony.320 Revolver, .32 S & W, .32 Long Colt, .32 Short Colt i.320 Webley.

    revolver webley « wp & # 187; pocket hammer model

    Webley «WP» Pocket Hammer Model


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