Schermuly Multi-Purpose Gun

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Schermuly Multi-Purpose Gun - 37mm

Manufactured by the British company Webley & Scott, the Schermuly Multi-Purpose Gun is a single shot break action riot gun based on a World War II era signal pistol. The gun has a removable buttstock, can be fitted with several different barrel lengths and can have an adapter to fire shotgun cartridges fitted making it a versatile weapon. The gun is made from high grade aluminium castings with a wooden stock and was of high manufacturing quality making for a reliable weapon. The Schermuly also possessed the unique feature (among break action riot guns) of being able to be fitted to the machine gun weapon mounts of various armoured vehicles used for internal security applications, such as the Saracen APCs and Shorland armored cars used by the British Army in Northern Ireland.

Specifications

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  • Type: Grenade Launcher
  • Caliber: 37mm
  • Weight: 6 lbs (2.7 kg)
  • Length: 32.6 in (82.8 cm)
  • Barrel length: 14.7 in (37.3 cm)
  • Capacity: 1
  • Fire Modes: Single Shot


The Schermuly Multi-Purpose Gun and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:

Film

Title Actor Character Note Date
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Alan Harris Bossk Dressed up with various model kit parts and a 1943 M40 Azimuth Scope 1980
The Peacemaker Truck driver With stock removed 1997
Gomorrah Ciro Petrone Ciro Only seen in a promotional image 2008
Fifty Dead Men Walking British troops 2008

Television

Title Actor Character Note Date
The Professionals Stanley Meadows Roddy Barker 1977 - 1981



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