Adams Mark 2 Revolver : Staff Sergeant Scale, Military History Section

Accession Number RELAWM32176.002
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made United Kingdom
Date made 1876
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Adams Mark 2 double action, solid frame revolver. Octagonal barrel marked ADAM'S PATENT SMALL ARMS CO. 391 STRAND LONDON. On the right side of the frame is ADAMS PATENT within an oval with TRADE A (in a circle) MARK and the serial number. It has a side gate for loading the cylinder and a swivel ejector rod down the right side of the barrel. One piece checkered wood grip and a butt loop (lanyard ring missing). Overall surface rust.

History / Summary

This revolver was confiscated from the private effects of a Staff Sergeant serving with Military History Section in the Far East at the end of the Second World War. He had included the revolver in with an officlal consignment of captured Japanese equipment. Provenance of the pistol is unknown.

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