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

LeMat Two-Barrel (10-Shot Percussion) Revolver, First Model
Title
LeMat Two-Barrel (10-Shot Percussion) Revolver, First Model
Date 
1862
Medium 
Steel, wood
Dimensions 
barrel length: 7 in. ( 17.8 cm ) largest: 13 3/4 in. ( 34.9 cm )
Description 
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.
Object Number 
X.102-104
Marks 
stamped: (102); barrel, frame, and loading lever: "89" stamped: (103); barrel, frame, loading lever, cylinder: "221"; buckshot barrel: "J" 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)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group