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Title

4TH BATTN UVF

Object Name

Revolver

Maker

Harrington and Richardson Arms Co. (Primary maker)

Date Made

c.1914
c.1914

Place Made

United States of America: Massachusetts: Worcester (Massachusetts)
Worcester (Massachusetts)

Description

Hand-gun .38 calibre, 6-bullet cylinder, '4TH BATTN UVF East Belfast Regiment No. 4, MANUFACTURED IN WORCESTER, MASS. U.S.A.' This pistol was issued to the 4th Battalion of the UVF East Belfast Regiment. The 4th Battalion was based in the Victoria area of East Belfast. Except that the .38 is chambered for five cartridges, there is little difference between this and the variety of revolvers manufactured by this firm.

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2010.64

Copyright

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