LeMAT GRAPESHOT REVOLVER, TRANSITION 1ST TO 2ND MODEL. Cal. About 42 (10.65 mm) & About 65 (16 ga.) smooth bore. SN 542. This is one of the early Parisian Le Mats with the major difference being lack of spur on the triggerguard and a heavy fixed lanyard attachment in the butt cap. It also has the rammer on left side of bbl but retains the Belgian style assembly lever that pivots on front of frame. It has 6-3/4 full oct bbl with a dovetail, half moon, German silver front sight that appears to be a replacement. Top flat is marked Col Le Mat Bte s.g.d.g. Paris with a line rectangular border with engraved fleur-de-lis at each end. It has the usual 9-shot cyl which pivots around smoothbore bbl which is 6-3/4 long. It has an articulated hammer nose with broken spur and is fitted with orig checkered walnut grips. CONDITION: Very good, all matching including grips, the rammer is unnumbered. Oct bbl retains a mottled, light brown patina with old file marks and some moderate pitting. Rammer & screw are modern replacements. Frame & cyl are a smooth, mottled, silver/brown patina. Cyl has old file marks. Grips are sound & show heavy wear. Rifled bore is sharp & strong with a few spots of pitting. Smooth bore is clean with scattered spots of heavy pitting. Mechanics are fine. 4-30454 JR92 (10,000-12,000)
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Reloading kit for pinfire cartridges (5mm,7mm, 9mm & 12mm)
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