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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

Condition:

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
$900
06/08/2022

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