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  Webley - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Webley and Scott is probably the oldest name in the British gun industry – able to trace its origins back to 1790 when William Davies started making bullet moulds in his factory in Birmingham, England.
Over the past couple of decades the company has led a precarious financial existence until tragically it was forced to call in the receivers at the end of 2005.
The launch of the improved Xocet, Xocet XS and Longbow models in July 2006 was met by universal praise from retailers and consumers alike, with sales of over 800 of these new rifles in that first month alone.
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  Webley and Scott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Webley and Scott is an arms manufacturer based in Birmingham, England.
Webley is famous for the revolvers and automatic pistols it supplied to the British Empire's military particularly the British Army from 1887 through both World War I and World War II.
In 1897 Webley amalgamated with W and C Scott and Sons to become The Webley and Scott Revolver and Arms Company Ltd of Birmingham.
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 Webley-Fosbery Automatic Revolver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Webley-Fosbery Self-Cocking Automatic Revolver was an unusual, recoil-operated, automatic revolver designed by Lieutenant Colonel George Vincent Fosbery, VC and produced by the Webley and Scott company from 1901 to 1915.
Webley and Son, which merged with W.C. Scott and Sons and Richard Ellis and Son in 1897 to form the Webley and Scott Revolver and Arms Co., was the primary manufacturer of service pistols for the British Army as well as producing guns for civilian use.
Webley further developed the design and the Webley-Fosbery Automatic Revolver was introduced at the Bisley matches of July 1900.
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 Webley & Scott - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Webley and Scott is probably the oldest name in the UK gun industry, being able to trace its origins back to 1790 when William Davies started making bullet moulds in his small factory in Birmingham, England.
In 1878 William Middleditch Scott designed and patented the first successful side-lock shotgun, this was manufactured under royalty arrangements by a number of firms including Holland and Holland.
A perfect blend of traditional craftsmanship and modern technology, the new range of Over and Under and Semi Automatic shotguns are set to create a legacy of their own in the new millennium.
www.webleyandscott.co.uk   (207 words)

  
 D and B Airguns - WEBLEY & SCOTT
Webley's first all new break barrel for 12 years incorpoorates many great new ideas and some tried and tested favourites, all of which combine to make a dream hunting rifle.
The 200 year Webley pedigree shines through in sleek and stylish contours, the highly polished blued steel and the unmistakable racy lines of the Venom Custom Stock.
Webley's new Xocet break barrel air rifle is the high tech successor to the Excel, and is available in.177 or.22 calibre, as well as with standard or carbine barrels.
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 Webley Revolver -
The Webley Revolver was a standard issue weapon for the British Army from 1887 until 1956.
The Royal Hong Kong Police and Royal Singaporean Police were issued Webley Mk IV revolvers, and they were also used in the Malayan Emergency in the 1950s.
The Webley revolver was declared obsolete in 1947, but was not completely phased out in favour of the Browning Hi-Power until 1963.
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 O'RYAN'S ROUGHNECKS - WEAPONS OF THE 107TH, THE WEBLEY MK VI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adopted in May of 1915, over 300,000 of these revolvers were made by the firm of Webley & Scott at Birmingham during the war.
Sidearms were issued to officers, machinegunners, signalmen, hand bombers and other troops for whom carrying a rifle might prove impractical in the performance of their duties.
Webley Mark VI revolver with lanyard, holster and two different sized cartridge pouches.
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 Webley 9mm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The 9mm Webley and Scott was made from about 1908 to the early 1930's.
Webley and Scott 9mm, 8 round, blued steel body-floor plate and follower, no hole on back, floor plate is wider then magazine body, unbranded-new.
Webley and Scott 9mm, blued steel body-floor plate and follower, hole on back, floor plate is as wide as magazine body, unbranded-new.
www.ammoclip.com /Numbers/9mm.htm   (202 words)

  
 Webley Air Rifles Airguns
Webley Scott Stingray: The Stingray is a new breakbarrel rifle from Webley and the successor to the Vulcan.
The 200 year Webley pedigree shines through in sleek and stylish contours, in the highly polished blued steel and the unmistakable racy lines of the Venom Custom Stock.
The Webley & Scott Longbow is not a heavy air gun rifle, nor is it difficult to cock, making it a certain go-to gun for a trip to the field to dispatch pests or to the range for a days worth of accurate plinking.
www.airgunsbbguns.com /webley_air_rifles_airguns_s/62.htm   (224 words)

  
 Historic Firearm of the Month, July 1999
Webley and Scott was contracted to undertake the research and development of the new revolver.
Webley and Scott submitted a sample.380 revolver to the War Office on July 19th, 1921, along with 200 rounds of modified.38 Smith and Wesson (SandW) ammunition.
Webley and Scott sued the government for their development costs, but were denied.
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 Flare (Verey) Pistols & Signal Pistols of the World
Webley and Scott Mk III break action, single shot signal pistol.
Webley and Scott break action signal pistol and stock.
The left side of the breech is stamped 1917 WEBLEY and SCOTT Ltd LONDON and BIRMINGHAM No2 Mark 1 with proof marks and the serial number.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-weapons/signal-pistols.htm   (1983 words)

  
 What is a Webley?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Webley revolvers were adopted for use by the British military in the late 19th century and saw service from the time of the Anglo-Egyptian campaigns in the Sudan, through the Boer War and World War I, down through the Korean War.
In their place, Webley & Scott manufatured the Mark IV for military service on order from the British government.
Due to the scarcity of.455 Webley ammunition on this side of the "pond," the cylinders of many were altered to accomodate the.45 ACP cartridge using moon or half-moon clips.
www.pitt.edu /~rice/webley.htm   (394 words)

  
 Webleys in South Africa - A long History
Over it's long history the firm of P Webley and Son, and the later Webley and Scott, made a massive range of pistols, revolvers, rifles, air weapons and shotguns.
James and Phillip Webley were brothers who both served apprenticeships in the gun trade in Birmingham, England, in the 1820s and 1830s.
In 1897 there was an amalgamation with Richard Ellis and Son and W and C Scott and Sons (both shotgun makers) to form The Webley and Scott Revolver and Arms Company Limited.
www.saaaca.org.za /links/SIG/webley/webley.htm   (1783 words)

  
 First World War.com - Weapons of War - Pistols
The Webley Mk IV revolver, produced by Webley and Scott in Birmingham, was the standard issue British pistol, with some 300,000 produced during wartime.
The Webley was issued not only to British troops, but also to officers from Empire countries.
A variation of the Webley, a self-loading automatic, was available from 1913 but was viewed as overly complex by the army.
www.firstworldwar.com /weaponry/pistols.htm   (965 words)

  
 Webley air guns and air rifles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The current name dates to 1897, when the company amalgamated with shotgun manufacturers W and C Scott and Sons, becoming The Webley and Scott Revolver and Arms Company Ltd of Birmingham.
It was in fact between the wars, in 1924, that Webley produced its first air gun, the Mark I air pistol, which was available in.177 and.22 calibres.
Webley ceased production of firearms in 1979, concentrating instead on its range of air pistols and air rifles that it is today famous for.
www.webley-airguns.com   (218 words)

  
 Webley & Scott Air Guns
Like all Webley airguns, the Raider is precision manufactured on state of the art CNC machines in the Webley factory in Birmingham UK.
Webley's first new barrel break in 12 years.
Webley and Scott Xocet P-X2.22 cal Beech stock.
www.ctico.com /webley.htm   (331 words)

  
 Webley Mark VI Revolver
Many firearm experts have called the Webley Mark VI “the finest military revolver ever designed,” and there is much merit in that statement.
It was chambered for the Mark IV.455 Webley cartridge, a smokeless-powder round with approximately two-thirds the puissance of a.45 ACP.
The Mark VI became a staple during World War I, and, while earlier Webleys were still seen in the trenches, it became the pre-eminent sidearm of the British soldier in that conflict.
www.nrapublications.org /tar/WebleyMarkVI.asp   (868 words)

  
 PistolsWebley
Left side of the slide is marked "Webley and Scott Ltd. Pistol Self-Loading 455 Mark I N 1913".
Webley revolvers were copied in both, Pakistan and Afghanistan in 1940-1960.
The majority of such revolvers were manufactured by Webley and Scott at Birmingham during World War I. In 1921, Enfield Small Arms Factory took over the production of these revolvers, but it remained known as the "Webley revolver" for the remainder of its official career.
www.collectiblefirearms.com /PistolsWebley.html   (2063 words)

  
 Indiana Jones style Webley costume holster
In that film Indy carried a Webley and Scott Mk VI revolver, sometimes stuffed in his belt and, in a few scenes, in a dark brown holster.
The basic design is that of a military issue British holster meant to fit the Webley Mk VI, but the lines have been slightly modified to look more like a longer version of the 1917 holster used in the first two films.
The back has the same flap and button arrangement as the military holster that allows you to remove the holster from your belt without having to completely remove the belt from your pants along with all the other pouches, clips, hooks, straps, and holders that might be attached to a military belt.
toddscostumes.com /indy/webley_holster.htm   (420 words)

  
 Channel 4 – History – Lost Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Many variants of the Mk1 were produced and the Webley and Scott revolver was still standard issue to UK forces in the Second World War.
As all the war films show you, the P-08 Luger was one of the favourite 'trophy' pieces of both world wars, with Allied troops eager to pinch one for the mantelpiece.
Unlike the British Webley and Scott revolver, this model used a swing-out cylinder magazine, more akin to modern police pistols, where the magazine popped out of the side of the gun on an arm for reloading.
www.channel4.com /history/microsites/L/lostgeneration/ww1/smallarms2.html   (658 words)

  
 Antique Guns Webley And Scott Bulldog Revolver | Antiques Advice | Antique Decorative Carpet | Asian Antique   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 eBay - webley scott, Hunting, Science Fiction items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Webley and Scott Flare Gun With ROTJ Conv.
Webley and Scott MK1 Stock Boba Fett Prop blaster MK 1
Webley and Scott.380 7rd pistol mag 1911 gun clip 9mm
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 The Webley Mk6 Revolver
The Webley Mk6 revolver was the last in a long line of Webley.455 caliber revolvers produced by the British Firm of Webley and Scott and adopted by the the British army.
In 1921 the British government broke their long standing partnership with Webley and Scott when they decided to send all further orders of Mk6 revolvers through the National Arsenal of Enfield.
These revolvers were reported to differ from the original Mk6 in having a non-detachable front sight and a 4inch barrel.
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 Cornell Military Publications- WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD. 1930 REVOLVERS, AUTOMATICS, GUNS etc. CATALOG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This page features the WEBLEY and SCOTT LTD. 1930 REVOLVERS, AUTOMATICS, GUNS etc. CATALOGS that are in stock at Cornell military Publications.
Webley and Scott “Mark IV”.38 (1929) Military and Police Model
Webley and Scott New Semi-Automatic Target Pistol.22 RF Webley and Scott Single Shot.22 RF Target Pistol
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 Worldwide Webley - A history of Webley & Scott and Harrington & Richardson pistols
The adoption of a Webley and Scott automatic in 1911 by the prestigious Scotland Yard and its subsequent use by the Foreign Office and police forces around the world led to a world-wide reputation for this firearm.
Testing of the Colt.45 automatic and the.455 Webley and Scott, with the resultant choice of the WandS by the Royal Marines, Royal Flying Corps, and the Australian forces, is written with clarity and detail.
Worldwide Webley gives the history of the Worcester company and its licensed agreement with Webley and Scott.
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 MPs queue up to buy imported guns
But this is an unusual one: Webley Scott revolvers, Colts or Smith and Wessons at 10 per cent of their market rates.
Former Congress MP Sajjan Kumar bought a Webley Scott revolver in January 1996 for Rs 9,000.
Lok Sabha speaker G M C Balayogi bought his Webley Scott for the same price in May 1996 when he was an MP.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19990118/01850195.html   (487 words)

  
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