Excellent Confederate 2nd Model LeMat Revolver
Serial number 1658. This is an excellent original example of the standard production Confederate contracted LeMat grape-shot revolver retaining strong traces of original finish.

Standard production Paris guns, often called 2nd Models, feature some improvements made by LeMat that worked the best after service in the field by Confederates in the field reporting problems in the early Civil War years.
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32 Caliber. Serial number 2825. Dual action revolver with a 3 1/4" octagonal barrel with brass pin front sight and fixed rear sight. It has 5 shot cylinder and a checkered 1 piece walnut grip.

Rammer handle is attached to the left front side of the frame, plunger head is missing. Left side of frame is inscribed in period script “Chs. Fortescue / 5th Regt N.Y.V”.
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Revolutionary War French Charleville Musket
Revolutionary War French Model 1763 Charleville Musket. Bought from the French in large numbers. Fine example in original flint. Note old repairs to wood at heel of lock and toe.
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Extremely Rare Maine Belt Plate

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About Rick Burton's Civil War

Full time dealer in authentic Civil War antiques and relics. Rick Burton is a full time dealer in authentic Civil War antiques and relics. He has combined a love of history and metal detecting, resulting in a passion for recovering and preserving artifacts from the conflict. Years of seeing and dealing in dug artifacts has helped him develop a keen eye for the metalurgy and appearance of authentic items of the period.

Currently Rick is a member of the following clubs and organizations:Rick Burton at Civil War Show
  • Company of Military Historians
  • Texas Gun Collectors Association
  • Ohio Valley Military Society - Life Member
  • Forks of the Delaware Historical Arms Society
  • New England Antique Arms Society

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  • Nov 18, 2019

    Fayetteville Style Socket Bayonet

    Our Price: $395 Fayetteville Style Socket Bayonet. These are probably northern made for the so-called ‘Drake’ conversion of the Mississippi Rifle. They will work on a type II Confederate Fayetteville…
  • Nov 18, 2019

    Rare Early First Model Brown Bess Bayonet

    Our Price: $695 Rare Early First Model Brown Bess Bayonet. Distinctive weld ‘shoe’ where blade is joined to socket. Appears to be a barn find. Order/Inquire about this item View the embedded image…
  • Nov 14, 2019

    Mexican War Medal of Pittsburg Native Who Served 61st PA In The Civil War

    Our Price: $895 A scarce medal for a veteran of the Mexican War engraved on the reverse in script "Charles Bryson 1 Penn Inf’ Bryson was a 23 year old resident in Pittsburgh when he joined the 1st…

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