LE MAT REVOLVER USA CIVIL WAR G1070
LE MAT REVOLVER USA CIVIL WAR G1070

LE MAT REVOLVER USA CIVIL WAR G1070

£7250

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Confederate LeMat Revolver The LeMat Revolver is a French two-barrel 10-shot percussion cap pistol purchased under direct contract of the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The unique feature of this pistol is the two barrels: one conventional .42 caliber serving the nine-shot cylinder, and the other, centered on the cylinder’s axis, made for firing buckshot. Jean-Alexandre Le Mat's revolver design was produced in both pistol and rifle form. The nine-chambered cylinder revolved around not a pin but a second, unrifled barrel, which was charged from the muzzle with pellets. The hammer had a hinged extension to its nose, which could be angled up or down to fire either barrel. Key Features Non-fireable Functional mechanisms Authentic weight and detailing Measurements Specification MetricOverall Length 37cm Weight 1.520Kg 3lb 6oz