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    Very Scarce No. 4 Mk. 1 World War I British Royal Flying Corps Flare Pistol, #24356 Matching. Brass frame, steel barrel, composition grips. 7.5" overall, 40mm bore. Marked on the left side of the barrel housing "1917/ No. 4 MK 1/ AERO" with a star. Marked on the left side of the frame with the manufacturer's logo of Webley & Scott. Marked on the right side of the barrel housing at top "R. F. C." Other parts with various British proofs/ordnance marks. Probably the scarcest of the British WW I flare pistols, the lugs on the short barrel permitted the pistol to be fitted to a mount on the side of the aircraft. Perfect condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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