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Col. Le Mat - Jean François Alexander Le Mat
St
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switched to fire buckshot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chevereau a Paris

 

 

 

"Baby Le Mat" revolver, matching serial #  67 on frame, base pin / cylinder axis, barrel and cylinder, the metal kept in the white and is nicely engraved, plain wooden grips. The function including the switch to fire the 7mm pin fire cartridge and the 11mm (.45) buckshot are in good working order. The revolver is in very fine condition. Additional a good fitting leather holster. The set is extremely rare, probably unique.   sold

 

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