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LeMat Revolver

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The LeMat percussion revolver was invented by a French American gunsmith and first issued in 1861. The gun was famed for its 9 shot capacity and an under barrel 16 or 18 gauge shotgun, and was favored by Confederate soldiers during the civil war. Production ceased mainly in 1865 but the gun was still made in limited quantities for quite a long time. Today, Pietta of Italy makes a reproduction model.

There were multiple variants and derivative models of the original muzzle-loading LeMat Revolver. These include a Pinfire model, a Centerfire model, and carbine versions of each of the three models.

The LeMat Revolver and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:

LeMat Revolver

Reproduction LeMat 1861 (Cavalry version) - .36 or .44 caliber.
Reproduction LeMat 1861 - .44 cal & 20 Gauge. Made by F.lli Pietta.

Specifications

  • Type: Revolver (Single Action)
  • Caliber: .42 Ball (.44 repro) or .36 ball, 16ga Shot
  • Weight: 3.1 lbs (1.4 kg) (unloaded)
  • Length: 13.3 in (33.7 cm)
  • Capacity: 9-round cylinder (revolver), single-shot (shotgun)

Film

Title Actor Character Note Date
The Quick and the Dead Sven-Ole Thorsen Gutzon 1995
Twelve Monkeys Jon Seda Jose 1995
Twelve Monkeys Bruce Willis James Cole 1995
Last Stand at Saber River David Dukes Edward Janroe 1997
Cold Mountain Jude Law W.P. Inman 2003
The Punisher (2004) Seen in a guncase 2004
Jonah Hex John Malkovich Quentin Turnbull 2010
The Warrior's Way Danny Huston Colonel 2010
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Peter Stormare Sheriff Berringer 2013
Forsaken Kiefer Sutherland John Henry Clayton 2015

Television

Show Title Actor Character Note Air Date
Johnny Ringo Don Durant Johnny Ringo 1959–1960
The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne Phileas Fogg
Mail Call Season 2 2002-2009
Firefly Adam Baldwin Jayne Cobb Visually modified to look futuristic 2002-2003
NCIS - Season 3 Ep. 3.03 "Silver War"; found in an old Confederate weapons cache 2005-2006
Westworld - Season 1 Ed Harris The Man in Black Custom centerfire cartridge conversion 2016-
Sherlock: The Russian Chronicles (Sherlok v Rossii) "Kat"'s henchman Denix replica 2020

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Notes Release Date
Red Dead Redemption "LeMat Revolver" Depicted as top-break 2010
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare "M1 Irons" Update on 5 May 2015. Fictional centerfire cartridge conversion with swing-out cylinder 2014
World of Guns: Gun Disassembly LeMat Revolver 2014
Hunt: Showdown "LeMat Mark 2 Revolver" Fictional centerfire cartridge conversion, with loading gate and top-break hinge 2018
Red Dead Redemption II "LeMat Revolver" Added with May 2019 Update 2018

LeMat Revolver (Centerfire)

LeMat Revolver (Centerfire) - 11mm & 20 gauge

The Centerfire model of the LeMat Revolver (sometimes called the model 1869, apparently in reference to a 1869 patent for the revolver) is the final variation of the LeMat revolver.

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Notes Release Date
Call of Juarez "Hybrid Gun" 2007
Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood "Hybrid Gun" 2009

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