Antique 1812 War American Gun powder Flintlock Pistol Priming Horn

Antique 1812 War American Gun powder Flintlock Pistol Priming Horn

SKU: EA272

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 metal screws 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. Leather shoulder strap and the screw at the top are a later addition.

 

MEASUREMENTS: The overall length along the curve is approximately: 15.5 cm (6 7⁄64 inches).

 

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

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