$950.00

SKU: US21926 Category: Product ID: 20267

Description

HORN, EARLY AMERICAN RIFLEMEN’S HORN FROM REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD. THIS IS A 12″ AMERICAN COW HORN (CREAM COLOR, NOT THE BLACK & WHITE ONES FROM SCOTTISH HIGHLAND CATTLE USED IN BRITISH HORNS) MADE WITH THE BASE, BRASS SPOUT AND CARRY RINGS SALVAGED FROM A BRITISH HORN. THE SPRING CAP MECHANISM WAS DISCARDED WITH NO TRACE OF HAVING BEEN MOUNTED ON THIS ONE. THE BASE HAS BEEN SEALED AND THEN RED PRIMER PAINT ADDED THAT THEY USED FOR WATER PROOFING DURING THAT PERIOD. ITS SIZE AND THE MODIFIED (CUT AT AN ANGLE) PLUS THE SLIGHTLY FLARED SPOUT INDICATES USE WITH A STANDARD WOOD PLUG LIKE ALL AMERICAN HORNS OF THAT PERIOD. GOOD-VG SHOWING HONEST FIELD USE, 100% ORIGINAL.