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

Arms, Armor & Militaria | Lot 154

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


Percussion Plain Rifle by Leman

.54 caliber. 35″ pinned octagonal barrel. SN: NSN. Bright finish, brass furniture, full-length hardwood stock with raised cheek rest. Lightly engraved single-screw percussion lock marked “LEMAN/LANCTR PA”. Barrel with drum bolster marked on the top flat “H.E. LEMAN/LANCASTER, PA” and “WARRANTED”. Barrel with dovetailed semi-buckhorn rear sight and dovetailed brass front sight blade. Rifle mounted with simple commercial brass furniture including a round patchbox, a double spur extended triggerguard, crescent buttplate and toe plate. Simple brass pipes secured a nicely striped wood ramrod.

  • Price Realized
  • $1,364


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