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SIG Model 1882
Sig M1882 revolver presented to Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin (1920-1999) in a case (see ZBA2215.1). Solid frame steel revolver fitted with a six shot cylinder and a black chequered grip. The revolver is double action. There is a rear U-notch sight and a bead foresight. The calibre is 7.65mm. The revolver is stamped on the frame '65416' with a cross within a shield. The hammer is inscribed '416'. The revolver is in a fitted box with a plaque inscribed ;Presented to Admiral Sir Terence Lewin Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command by Commandant de Corps J J Vischer, Chief of General Staff, Swiss Army, November 1975 ;. Admiral Lewin entered the Navy in 1939 and served in the Home and Mediterranean Fleets, Malta and North Russian convoys and the invasion of North Africa. Among other commands after the war, he was Commodore, HM 'Britannia' 1957-58, commanded HMS 'Hermes' 1966-7; First Sea Lord and Principal ADC to the Queen 1977-79; Chief of Defence Staff during the Falklands War 1982. Lord Lewin was Chairman of the Trustees of the National Maritime Museum 1987-95.
Waffen Bern and SIG
- Image reference: E8677-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London