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1941 HAC .380 No. 2 Mk I ** Revolver
1941 Early HAC (Howard Auto Cultivator)
.380, No. 2 Mk I **  Revolver

Caliber: ........................ .380 (.38 S & W)
Rifling & Twist: .............. 7 Grooves, .125 inches wide, 1 turn in 15 in.
Barrel Length: ............... 5 in. (127 mm)
Overall Length: .............. 11.25 in. (286 mm)
Weight: ........................ 1 lb. 11 1/2 oz. (.78 Kg)
Magazine Capacity: ......... 6
Qty Mfg: ....................... 355

Source: ...".380 Enfield No. 2 Revolver", by Mark Stamps and Ian Skennerton


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Album by Terry Hawker. Photos by Terry Hawker. 1 - 9 of 9 Total. 2421 Visits.
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A rare breed...Australia's less than successful attempt at home-grown handgun production during World War Two.

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Note Sydney inspection stamp on frame at top by grip panel. Shape of barrel catch and front edge of cylinder differs from Enfield and Albion production.

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Serial number "8", stamped on cylinder edge. Defense Dept. acceptance, "D /|\ D", stamped below cylinder.

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Early, stamped manufacturer info. pre-dates engraved logo and seems to  indicate naval use. Note simple punch used to create a second star on upgrade to Mk. I**.

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Wear marks lead to the belief that this revolver was seldom shot and spent most of its service life protected in a full flap holster.

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Greatly simplified cam lever, extra milling on the frame below it, and the much less robust thumb-piece of the barrel catch, all differ from British production.

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Serial number "8", stamped on barrel and frame, with a view of the simplified machining of the edge of the cylinder.

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Proof of the real Mc Coy, the Sydney inspection stamp.

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Barrel markings confirming the caliber, early production date and the most important mark of Sydney inspector number four.

 
   
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