Percussion Rifle by Leman

.34 caliber. 39.125" pinned octagonal barrel. SN: NSN. Browned barrel, brass, pewter and steel furniture, walnut stock. Percussion lock marked "LEMAN/LANCASTER, PA", double set triggers, fixed notch rear sight, dovetailed blade front sight. Butt plate tang replaced with pewter piece, stock decorated with brass tacks in obverse butt and along the line of the cheek rest on the reverse. Barrel with long, East Tennessee style breech plug tang that measures 7.75" and extends along the wrist to the comb. Wood ramrod secured by two iron pipes.

Provenance:The Collection of Larry Ness


Good. Shows moderate wear with scattered surface oxidation and pitting with more moderate pitting around the breech and lock area. Lock needs mechanical attention. Stock cut back from muzzle, barrel possibly shortened during the period of use. Bore dark and heavily oxidized with strong rifling.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

Internet Bidding

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us


Cowan’s Cincinnati Office offers an in-house, full-service shipping department which is unparalleled in the auction industry. Shipping costs are provided with your finalized invoice 24-48 hours after auction. For furniture and oversized items, we recommend using third-party services. For more information, click HERE or contact cowansshipping@hindmanauctions.com.  

CALIFORNIA & NEW JERSEY BUYERS: Due to recent changes to California and New Jersey law, we require all firearms, whether modern or antique, be shipped to a licensed FFL dealer. Please plan accordingly.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please note that Cowan's only ships firearms to a United States addresses regardless of antique status. It is the responsibility of the buyer to organize the export of their firearms to their country of residence. Cost of shipping to an exporter will be included on your invoice as the shipping cost, however the cost of exporting is solely the buyer's responsibility.

NOTE: All pickups and preview are by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call 513-871-1670 or email cincinnati@hindmanauctions.com