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Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art

August 3, 2011 – August 5, 2011

Lot #1432
Temp #1
DepartmentWeapons
Sold For $650.00   (hammer price)
 $747.50   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated August 5, 2011

Description

AMERICAN CARVED POWDER HORN Revolutionary War Period
Inscribed Abiel Holmes - His Horn, Woodstock, Dec. Ye 24, 1776". Etched with swag design around inscription, a flaming circle with "DRAGON", and a flying dragon. Length 12"."

Condition

It appears that the horn may have been scrubbed. Some of the letters have been highlighted or enhanced (Woodstock). The screw on the end is not of the period.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.
 

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