6/8/2022 – Frontier Firearms from the Lifetime Collection of Larry Ness

Arms, Armor & Militaria | Lot 153

  • June 8, 2022
  • 10:06 AM EDT
  • Cincinnati


Fullstock Percussion Rifle by Leman

.38 caliber. 40.5″ pinned octagonal barrel. SN: NSN. Moderately oxidized metal, brass furniture, full-length hardwood stock with raised cheek rest and lightly checkered wrist. Commercial single-screw percussion lock marked “LEMAN/LANCASTER PA” in two lines under the drum bolster, equipped with double set triggers. Lock somewhat ill fitting and possibly a very old, period of use replacement. No visible markings on barrel other that stamped geometric line decorations around the dovetailed rear sight. Dovetailed German silver front sight blade. Obverse butt mounted with lightly engraved four-piece brass Lancaster style patchbox. Brass crescent butt plate, toe plate, triggerguard with extended finger extension, simple nose cap and corrugated ramrod pipes, which secure an old wood ramrod. 

  • Price Realized
  • $620


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