Solid, uncleaned, massive stock with brass mounts, no cracks or repairs. A." and in large letters in the obverse fuller "DONNE PAR LE ROI" (Given by the King).A good Flemish, German or Swiss crossbow for hunting or target. Blade retains much original polish, all etching sharp and clear as new.The suit's links are graduated in thickness and diameter, heavier on the upper body and becoming lighter towards the bottom (where there would be leg armour as well), and on the lower arms. Solid uncleaned checkered grip, no cracks or repairs, several shallow pressure marks on right side. The # 1430 is the issue # of some police force, so well-stamped I believe it was applied by Webley as part of the order. This explains the lack of a powder flask or a space to hold one.
32" blade etched with Crown, "VR", cannon, "VOLUNTEER / ENGINEERS" with corps badge, retailer "ALGAR / & WOOD / WARRINGTON".30" strongly curved blade with 10" back edge, is identical in form to British Mountain Artillery Pattern 1896.Stamped with maker's mark "JOHN ROUND & SON / LIMITED / SHEFFIELD" , this mark partly overstruck with date '8 '15 (possibly '13) and inspector's stamp.5 1609) Good Indian Suit of Mail and Plate Armour. Metal retains 20% original bright blue, remainder smooth honest service wear with a small areas very light pepper-salt. crisp like new working order; nipples show no wear. checkered grips, engraved steel mounts smooth with no pitting. Original mold, cleaning tools and steel rod threaded to accept wire brush and steel jag. Three fitted brass boxes for wads, caps, and bullets.Composed of alternate rows of solid and riveted links, four large breast plates with lace loops, smaller plates at sides and five rows of overlapping scales on back These scales overlap each other by two-thirds, ensuring that any thrust or cut must penetrate the thickness of two layers. This exact model was derived from the famous RIC revolver, and adopted by the Metropolitan London Police in 1883, as well as by many other police forces throughout the Empire. Buttcaps are spring-loaded to swivel sideways to provide storage for spare caps. Sixteen holes, 11 at front and 5 at back, to hold prepared paper cartouches, providing four reloads for both guns.