"MURDAUGH CONFEDERATE NAVY CONTRACT PARIS LEMAT GRAPESHOT REVOLVER. SN 2431. Cal. 10.6 mm/16 ga. Usual configuration with 6-5/8" oct rifled bbl with tall dovetail front sight, rammer on left side with small block letter address "SYSTme LEMAT Bte s.c.d.g. PARIS" and British proofs on lower left flat. Right side of bbl has LeMat's star over "LM" logo. It has usual 9-shot cylinder with small British proofs between all of nipples with one stamped "M" for Confederate Naval Lt. William H. Murdaugh who was sent to London in 1864 to inspect & receive all arms for Confederate Navy. It has usual 6-3/4" smoothbore bbl and standard hammer with articulated nose by means of a central thumb lever. It also has checkered 2-pc walnut grips with an integral lanyard loop in butt and trigger guard without spur. It is unknown how many of these Murdaugh inspected grapeshot revolvers were actually purchased but few survive today. CONDITION: Fine, all matching except rammer which is unnumbered and appears to be a fine replacement as are the rammer screw & latch. No orig finish remains being a thin, mottled, silver/brown patina on bbl and a smooth gray patina on cylinder & frame. Grips are very fine with moderate wear & a dark oil stained patina. Mechanics are fine, worn dark rifled bore, moderately pitted smoothbore. A rare Confederate revolver seldom ever encountered in any condition. 4-32946 JR337 (25,000-35,000)"
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