Antique 18th century American Revolutionary War Rifleman Gun Powder Horn
Authentic antique 18th century, Revolutionary war period, American rifleman's powder horn, ca. 1770s - 1780; made of a hollowed–out amber- brown color cow horn, with oval wood base secured with small pins, and fitted on the center with carrying ring. Ended with carved beveled nozzle.
CONDITION: In its original unattached condition with a superb mellow old patina. Please see the photos as they are a part of the description.
MEASUREMENTS: The overall length is approximately: 19 cm (7.48 inches).
REFERENCES: For similar examples please see .1) Weapons of the American Revolution and accoutrements by Warner Moore.2) Collector’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution by George C. Neumann.
We will also provide the buyer with photocopies of the pages from the mentioned references together with a certificate of authenticity.