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Half Stock Percussion Rifle by Henry Leman

.36 caliber. 37.5" pinned octagonal barrel. SN: NSN. Browned finish, brass furniture, faux striped half-stock with raised cheek rest. Lightly engraved single-screw percussion lock with drum bolster is marked "LEMAN/LANCASTER, PA". Top flat of barrel marked "HE LEMAN/LANCASTER PA" and "WARRANTED". Double set triggers, period of use replaced notch rear sight, dovetailed brass front sight blade. Simple brass furniture includes a crescent buttplate, plain toe plate, finger extension triggerguard. Plain iron pipes attached to the under lug of the barrel retain a wood ramrod.

Provenance:The Collection of Larry Ness

Condition:

Good. Metal moderately oxidized with scattered surface roughness and some pitting. Markings remain legible, lock functional, bore fair with strong rifling and moderate pitting. Stock with numerous bumps and dings, with about 1" of the forend missing where it would meet the barrel lug. A slivered piece is missing forward of the lock mortise, with cracked loss at the lock screw, as well as some burn out at the bolster.

Estimate: $600 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$720
06/08/2022

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