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    World War I British Royal Flying Corps Flare Pistol with Nice ID, #8999 Matching. 14" overall, 40mm bore. Marked on the left side of the barrel housing 1916/ Webley & Scott Ltd./ London & Birmingham/ No. 1 Mark "I"/ AERO and R. F. C.. Also marked on the left side of the frame No. 1 Mark "I". Other metal parts with various proof/ordnance marks. The heavy wooden grips, which appear to be period replacements, are carved on the left side R. E. 8/ Amiens, and on the right 2nd Lt. W. Leighton/ RFC/ Sq. No 59. Pistol retains 95% of the original blue black finish and is mechanically perfect. Interesting ID worthy of research.

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