WWI British issued Smith & Wesson Triple Lock
The Triple lock, officially the Smith & Wesson .44
Hand Ejector 1st Model 'New Century', is a double-action revolver.
It was only manufactured between 1908 and 1915, and a
total of 15,376 revolvers were made, stock was sold out completely by
To cover manufacturing shortages of the Webley Mk VI,
early in the war the Ministry of Munitions contracted Smith & Wesson
to manufacture revolvers chambered in .455 Webley. Smith & Wesson
were given an initial contract to manufacture 5,000 triple lock pistols.
All Smith & Wesson Contracts were Cancelled in January 1917
This is a nice original example, with British Ordnance Inspectors Marks and an Issue Date of March 2015
Suitable For Section 7.1