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LeMat Two-Barrel (10-Shot Percussion) Revolver, First Model

Object Number: 
X.104
Date: 
1862
Medium: 
Steel, wood
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 7 in. ( 17.8 cm ) largest: 13 3/4 in. ( 34.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: (104); barrel, frame, loading lever, cylinder: "242" stamped: (102-4); barrel: "COL. LEMAT'S PATENT" (inside scroll design); right barrel: "LM" (foliate, in circle)
Description: 
One of a group of three steel and wood revolvers; nine-shot round cylinder with 63 caliber smoothbore barrel on center axis; part round, part octagon barrel with loading lever on right side and swivel lanyard ring affixed to butt; checkered wooden grips; stamped marks on barrel, frame, and cylinder.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group