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    Very Nice, Untouched Second Model Confederate Le Mat 9 Shot .46 Caliber, 16 ga. Percussion Revolver, Serial #1891 Matching. Marked on the top flat of the barrel, "Systeme Le Mat Bte s.g.d.g. Paris". Serial number on the barrel (with LM proof), frame cylinder and trigger, with a large letter N on the left flat of the hammer. Excellent bores, mechanically perfect, complete and original in every respect. All metal smooth and dark gray with just a couple of tiny, indeed negligible , patches of salt and peppering. Checkered wood grip excellent with nice rich patina and initials P B neatly carved on either side on the flat at the top. The devastating firepower provided by this innovative weapon made it a favorite of Confederate officers, most notably the Virginia Cavalier Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. An exceptionally nice example that doubtless saw Confederate service.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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