Antique 1812 War American Gun powder Flintlock Pistol Priming Horn

Antique 1812 War American Gun powder Flintlock Pistol Priming Horn

SKU: EA271

Authentic antique 1812 war period, American rifleman's gun powder pistol-size priming horn, made of a hollowed-out cow horn, with domed oval wood base secured with small wood pins and pierced with two holes with its plaited suspension cord.

 

CONDITION: In its original unattached condition with a superb mellow old patina, showing age and usage.

 

MEASUREMENTS: The overall length along the curve is approximately: 12.5 cm (4 59⁄64 inches).

 

This small powder horn would have been used with the fine priming powder used in the flintlock ignition system.

    $180.00Price

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