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    HALF-STOCK PERCUSSION PLAINS RIFLE. Barrel stamped "H.E. Leman, Lancaster, PA - Warranted." Lock plate stamped "Ashmore." Circa 1850s. 32" octagon barrel is approximately .38 caliber. Stock shortened to ½ stock length with pewter cap. Butt plate, trigger guard, lock escutcheon and ferrels of brass. Functioning double-set triggers. A large engraved silver plaque has been affixed to the stock on the right side. Silver medallion on wrist of stock is engraved with initials. This style of Leman rifle is basically referred to as an Indian Trade Rifle by collectors.

    Condition: Wood has been lightly cleaned. Metal parts exhibit a relatively even patina. Modifications to original configuration are in keeping with the rifle's overall appearance.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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