Webley Mk. IV

Silhouette (Visual identification)

Webley Mk. IV
Category Self-Loading Pistols & Revolvers
Operating System Double action revolver
Cartridge
Length 286 mm
Feeding Cylinder

The Webley Mk. IV was in service with the British Forces for 45 years, thus it is widespread in the former British colonies. All Webley top-beak revolvers featured two piece frame, which hinges ("breaks") down at the forward low end for ejection and loading. The ejector is actuated automatically when the frame is broken open, simultaneously removing all six cases from the cylinder. The cartridges then can be inserted by hand. In the case of revolver being rechambered for .45ACP round, half-moon clips are used to load the gun (two clips, each for 3 rounds).

Global distribution map

Weapon prevalence origin Country of origin licensed Licensed production unauthorized Production without a license
X
Scale dependend aggregation of production sites

The Webley Mk. IV is found in 25 countries

This map is a reflection of data on global distribution and production provided primarily by the BwVC. It is not exhaustive. If you would like to add to or amend the data, please click here.


Global distribution list

The data on global distribution and production is provided primarily by the BwVC, but also from national and regional focal points on SALW control; data published by think tanks, international organizations and experts; and/or data provided by individual researchers on SALW. It is not exhaustive. If you would like to add to or amend the data, please click here.

Origin Country of origin
Production Licensed production
Non-Licensed Production Production without a licence
G Government: Sources indicate that this type of weapon is held by Governmental agencies.
N Non-Government: Sources indicate that this type of weapon is held by non-Governmental armed groups.
U Unspecified: Sources indicate that this type of weapon is found in the country, but do not specify whether it is held by Governmental agencies or non-Governmental armed groups.

It is entirely possible to have a combination of tags beside each country. For example, if country X is tagged with a G and a N, it means that at least one source of data identifies Governmental agencies as holders of weapon type Y, and at least one other source confirms the presence of the weapon in country X with non-Governmental armed groups.

Australia (AUS)
U
Botswana (BWA)
U
Canada (CAN)
U
U
Egypt (EGY)
U
Ghana (GHA)
U
Guyana (GUY)
U
India (IND)
U
Iraq (IRQ)
U
Jordan (JOR)
U
Kenya (KEN)
U
Libya (LBY)
N
Namibia (NAM)
U
New Zealand (NZL)
U
Nigeria (NGA)
U
Pakistan (PAK)
U
South Africa (ZAF)
U
South Sudan (SSD)
U
Sudan (SDN)
U
Tanzania (TZA)
U
Uganda (UGA)
U
O
G
N
G
Zambia (ZMB)
U
Zimbabwe (ZWE)
U

Visual identification (Silhouette)

Webley Mk. IV (5)