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Gun, flare; Webley & Scott Ltd; c1918; CT78.425

Gun, flare; Webley & Scott Ltd; c1918; CT78.425
Name/Title
Gun, flare
About this object
Flare gun; a British, No. 1 Mark III brass flare gun, manufactured by Webley & Scott Ltd, Birmingham, around 1918. The gun is stamped with New Zealand military markings. The original wooden inserts of the handle have deteriorated, leaving only the brass frame.
Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
c1918
Medium and Materials
processed material, metal
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks
Stamped: "NZ / WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD. / LONDON & BIRMINGHAM / III NZ" and "W&S / 135735"
Measurements
h 50mm x l 235mm x w 160mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords
military science, war
modern history, 20th century, World War I (1914-1918)
military science, history of arms and armour
Credit Line
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".
Object Type
weapon
Object number
CT78.425

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