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THE WEBLEY & SCOTT ARCHIVE – List of Contents:

 

19 Invoice Ledger Books 1901 to 1932

 

A2 1902 – 1906

E2 1901 – 1909

G2 1908 – 1910

K2 1910 – 1919

L2 1911

M2 1911 – 1913

N2 1911 – 1913

O2 1911 – 1912

P2 1912 – 1914

Q2 1912 – 1914

R2 1913 – 1914

S2 1910 – 1915

T2 1914 – 1915

X2 1915 – 1917

Z2 1915 – 1917

H3 1923 – 1931

D4 1930 – 1931

F4 1925 – 1931

H4 1931 – 1932

 

 

 

Sales Invoices 1936 – 1981 which record day by day firearm and signal pistol sales

 

410 shotguns (1973 – 1976)

GP shotguns (1974 – 1977)

1.5” Signal pistols (1976 – 1979)

Garden guns (1974)   

Starting pistols (1974 – 1975)   

.32 Humane killers (1973)   

.310 Cattle killers (1973 – 1979)   

Greener invoices (1977 – 1980)   

Greener orders (1973 – 1976)

 

 

Blue Prints & White Prints

Cartridge and Chamber Drawings by Kynoch, Eley and Webley & Scott

 

Book: Revolver Sales 1900 – 1923

 

Book: Humane Killers & Humane Killer Bulleted Cartridges

Manufactured

1953 – 1959   

Purchases

1953 – 1958

Sales

1953 – 1959

Possessed

1956 – 1959

 

Book: Manufacture (1949 – 1954)

Mark IV Revolvers

.38/.32 Police/Pocket

1.5inch Signal pistol

.22rf Single shot

Humane killer

 

13 Firearms Registers 1921 – 1933

 

Firearms Register of Stock as at December 1935 (Stock Revaluation)

 

Book: Mark IV .32/.38 Commercial sales (1968 – 1970), numbers B48600 – B68699

 

10 Books of Automatics (1911 – 1947), numbers 67000 – 163699

.22rf  (22/32) 

.250 hammer/hammerless

.32 commercial & MP

.380

.9mm

.38 HV

.455 SL

 

 

 

 Book: Automatics .455 SL Military Purchases (1913 – 1919), numbers 1 – 8050

 

Revolver Workbook showing Manufacturing details  

Mark III & Mark IV .32/38 calibres (1916 – 1925)

21900 – 27799

WP Webley Pocket (1914 – 1925)

3000 – 5199

WF Webley Fosbery (1919)

4300 – 4499

Saloons .22rf (1916 – 1952)

1200 – 1999

Solid Frames M’83 .455 5 Shot (1921 – 1938)

102100 – 102637

 

Book: WP Revolvers Manufacture & Sales (1925 – 1935), numbers 5200 – 8629

 

Book: Sales (1948 – 1979)

Mark IV .22rf Target Revolvers

A15000 – A95999 & B16100 – B20963

Single Shot Pistols .22rf

2200 – 3020

Humane Killers .32 calibre

100 – 830 plus various others

Starting Pistols

random numbers

Mark IV .22rf Pocket Revolvers

B19000 – B23606

Single Shot Pistols .22rf

N3200 – N5899

Signal Pistols – 1.5 inch Signal Pistols

 

 

Book: Mark IV .38 Calibre Revolver Sales (1970 – 1982), numbers B48600 – B68699

 

Book: Greener GP Shotgun Sales (1972 – 1980)

 

Book: .32 & .310 Humane killer Sales (1972 – 1978) various numbers

 

Book: Firearms Purchases (1944 – 1970)

 

Book: Firearms Sales (1964 – 1970)

.22rf Single Shot Pistols

numbers 5900 – 6086

1.5 inch Signal Pistols

numbers H6200 – H10481

Teargas Guns 1.5 inch Anti-Riot

numbers RG1 – RG1836

Signal Pistols

various numbers

 

Book: Auto Pistol Numbers (1911 – 1932)

Production dates, calibres, models and serial numbers.

Gives running totals of quantities manufactured

 

Firearms Register Pistols & Revolvers Manufacture (1934 – 1942)

Production dates, serial numbers & quantities manufactured on daily basis

 

W&S Double Gun Register (1975 – 1980)

 

25 Manufacture Books of Mark V & Mark VI .455 Revolvers (1914 – 1918)

 

7 Manufacture Books of Mark VI & WS .455 Revolvers (1918 – 1940)

 

26 Manufacture Books .22rf .32 .38 Revolvers (Mark III; Mark III star & Mark IV)

  (1)

Mark III .38 Revolvers (1925 – 1929), numbers 27800 – 32899

  (2)

 

Mark III .38 revolvers (1929-1933) numbers 32900 – 39999

also Mark IV revolvers (1929- 1939) numbers 40000 – 42999

  (3)

 

Mark IV .38 revolvers (1940- 1941) numbers 43000 – 49999

also Mark III revolvers (1933- 1937) numbers 50000 – 53499

  (4)

 

Mark III revolvers (1937- 1948) numbers 53500- 56479)

also Mark IV revolvers (1941- 1942) numbers 60000- 63799

  (5)

Mark IV revolvers (1942- 1942) numbers 63800- 74299

  (6)

Mark IV revolvers (1942- 1943) numbers 74300- 84399

  (7)

Mark IV revolvers (1943- 1943) numbers 84400- 94499

  (8)

Mark IV revolvers (1943- 1943) numbers 94500- 104599

  (9)

Mark IV revolvers (1943- 1943) numbers 104600- 114699

(10)

Mark IV revolvers (1943- 1944) numbers 114700- 125699

(11)

Mark IV revolvers (1944- 1944) numbers 125700- 135799

(12)

Mark IV revolvers (1944- 1944) numbers 135800- 145899

(13)

Mark IV revolvers (1944- 1944) numbers 145900- 155999

(14)

Mark IV revolvers (1945- 1945) numbers 156000- 166099

(15)

Mark IV revolvers (1945- 1945) numbers 166100- 172219

(16)

Mark IV revolvers (1946- 1949) numbers A1- A14999

(17)

Mark IV revolvers (1949- 1951) numbers A25000- A44999

(18)

Mark IV revolvers  (1951- 1953) numbers A45000- A54999

also Mark IV revolvers (1953- 1954) numbers A65000- A74899

(19)

Mark IV revolvers  (1954- 1957) numbers A75000- A94999

(20)

Mark IV revolvers (1949- 1952) numbers A16000- A24999 .32 cal

 

also Mark IV revolvers (1952- 1954) A55000- A64999 .32cal

(21)

Mark IV revolvers (1954- 1959) numbers A85000- A99999 .32cal

also Mark IV revolvers (1958-1964) numbers B12000- B25099 .32 cal

(22)

Mark IV revolvers (1951- 1957) numbers A100000- A100599

also Mark IV revolvers (1957- 1965) numbers B1- B28599

(23)

Mark IV revolvers (1964- 1968) numbers B28600- B48599

(24)

Mark IV revolvers (1965- 1965) numbers B31000- B31999 .32 cal

also Mark IV revolvers (1965- 1966) numbers B33000- B33999 .32 cal

also Mark IV revolvers (1965- 1966) numbers B35000- B35999 .32 cal

also Mark IV revolvers (1966- 1967) numbers B40000- B40999 .32 cal

also Mark IV revolvers (1967- 1967) numbers B43000- B43838 .32 cal

(25)

Mark IV revolvers (1968- 1970) numbers B48600- B68699 .32 & .38 mixed

(26)

Mark IV revolvers (1970- 1982) numbers B68700- B88168 .32 & .38 mixed

 

2 Manufacture Books (1954 – 1970), Various number ranges

Mark IV

.38/.32 Police/Pocket

.22rf Target

1.5” Signal pistol

.22rf single Shot

.32 Humane Killer

 

16 Manufacture Books of Signal Pistols (1916 – 1938)

1.5 inch

 

No1 Long & No2 Short  

numbers 1 – 50799

No3 Mk1  

numbers 50800 – 88683

No3 Mk2  

numbers 1 – 7899

No4 Mk1

numbers 21810 – 24876 also 44800 – 58199

Note in book – not numbered after the war

 

23 Manufacture Books of Various Signal/Very pistols

Very

numbers 2400 – 137369   (1915 – 1938)

C pre-fix

numbers 1 – 19099   (1950 – 1951)

H pre-fix

numbers 1 – 61099     (1951 – 1964)

No4 Mk1

numbers 10000 – 11799  (1954 – 1957)

Speary

numbers 1 – 399   (1927 – 1934)

 

7 Index Books

Recording the serial numbers of revolvers and auto pistols with some completion dates and the page in the Day Books where the sale of the item can be found.

 

Books:

Gun Trade Hand Book 1906

            Webley & Scott Automatic pistol Patents (1903 – 1912) Whiting’s own copy

            Technical Data File

            Webley & Scott Rifling specifications

            Patent Specifications – Various

 

Miscellaneous

            Stocktaking details 1935

            Double Gun Cost Summary Sheets 1976

            Greener GP cost Summary Sheets 1976

            Mark 4 Cost Summery Sheets 1976

Cash Book 1903 – 1927

Private Ledger 1898 – 1931

Technical Details – Dimensions of components, rifle; revolver & airguns

Index of Gun Drawings – Tools & Gauges 1929 – 1940     

Books (7) – tools & Gauges Drawing numbers 1939 – 1979

Book – Overseas Agents

Books (2) _ Dispatches Outwards 1978 – 1979

Stationery Records 1943 – 1966

Catalogue Purchases 1945 – 1977

Various Patent Specifications - mostly of airgun interest

 

Drawings & Papers

Pistol & Rifle Ammunition

Letters from Eley/Kynoch

W&S Drawings & Notes

Cartridges & Chamberings – Rifle & Pistol

Rifling Ballistics

AID & RL Drawings

Mark IV Maintenance Instructions

Mark IV Drawings – Tools Gigs & Gauges

Mark IV Drawings List

Mark IV Operations Sheets

Mark IV Drawings .22; .32; .38 Calibres

Mark IV .38 – Israeli Contract

RIC .442 Cartridge & Chamber Drawings

1.5 inch Signal Pistol Tools

.32 Auto Drawings

Humane Killer – directions for use

Contracts of Employment

ICI & Proof House Pressure Barrels

Electric Motors  at Weaman Street

Dealers Licenses – FAC

Legal Aid – Hinks V Javis

Deferred Repairs

Proof House Monthly Meetings & Speeches

War Risks Insurance

On Cost Percentages

Consequential Loss Reports

Reconstruction 1936

Buildings & Repairs

Wages Chart – Office Staff, Foremen, Works Progress, Nurses & Pay Rates 1942 – 1947

 

Photograph Archive

            Factory Workers

Various Factory scenes

W & S Rifle & Pistol Club

Exhibitions & Displays attended by W&S

Various Proofs for Advertising Campaigns

 

11 Royal Small Arms Books

            Process Manuals & Technical Drawings for Manufacture of .38 Enfield No.2 Mk2

 

Weaman Street Archive

            3 Packages of Deeds to Weaman Street properties (as yet unopened)

            Memorandum & Articles of Association 1897 with updates to 1944

181 Annual Reports & Accounts 1897 – 1958

 

  

 

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