$950.00

SKU: US21931 Category: Product ID: 20268

Description

HORN – AMERICAN MILITARY 15″ WITH SPRING CHARGER. SEE REILLY’S BOOK ON POWDER FLASKS, PAGE 364. THIS IS A DIRECT COPY OF THE BRITISH STYLE HORN BUT MADE FROM AN AMERICAN COW HORN, AMERICAN WALNUT BASE AND AMERICAN MADE HEAVY GUAGE BRASS SPOUT (PLAIN – NO TURNINGS). BASE HAS BEEN HEAVILY PAINTED FOR WATER PROOFING. THIS HORN WOULD HAVE BEEN USED WITH THE 1792/94 CONTRACT RIFLES AS WELL AS THE 1803/1817 (AND STATE CONTRACT RIFLES) UNTIL THE ADOPTION OF THE PUBLIC PROPERTY METAL FLASK IN 1827. VG+ SHOWING GREAT AGE.