American Civil War Confederate LeMat revolver, USA 1855

American Civil War Confederate LeMat revolver, USA 1855.

The LeMat revolver was a .42 or .36 caliber cap & ball black powder revolver invented by Dr. Jean Alexandre LeMat of New Orleans, which featured a rather unusual secondary 16 gauge smoothbore barrel capable of firing buckshot, and saw service with the armed forces of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War of 1861–1865.

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Posted by Dean Yorkshire on 18/02/2016 14:16
This is the most accurate replica I could ever find of the LeMat. I love it, and use it for an 1870s LARP in my area.
Posted by Painless Black Wolf on 12/11/2014 19:01
Beautiful and accurate replica. I got one of these to form a leather holster for the real Lemat I ordered and am still impressed by the details, size and weight.
Posted by Riley griffith on 28/10/2014 02:16
I Am getting one and am so exited if you are hesitating to buy one don't becaus they are awesome for civil war reenactments
Posted by Damien Hibds-Payne on 01/05/2014 22:58
Had this beautiful, heavy, classy, minster of a gun about a year ago. I don't regret much, but I still regret selling her when on hard times. Next time, I'll just starve :)
Posted by Peter on 31/03/2012 02:05
A very beautiful, very HEAVY replica! The reloading lever is operable, and the pistol will dry fire in single action. I can't imagine what firing the shotgun barrel would have been like!
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