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Elisha Sibley Horn 1812

This horn has a nice patina and a nice engrailed neck to an octagonal throat. The center piece is a carved stand of arms with flags, drums, weapons and vines. This is a heavy horn with a nice curved body … Continue reading

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Hunting Horn

This is a fine hunting horn carved with raised panels and a stopper made from the tip of the horn into a fist. On the outer side of the horn is a nicely engraved verse; “Arouse jolly Bacchus the horn … Continue reading

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Early Kentucky rifle priming horn

This fine horn was probably made from a young steer and has deep patina. It has raised carved panels, a nice carved butt end and a carved stopper. It measures 10″ in length.

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Scottish French & Indian War Horn dated 1754

This French & Indian War Horn is carved with a Rose and Thistle design which surrounds a silver rectangle imbedded into the horn. The silver cartouche  is inscribed with; “IR 1754”. The very tip of the horn is nicely carved with … Continue reading

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The Ezekiel Kelley horn, dated 1763

The Ezekiel Kelley horn is scraped to a thin shell which allows the owner to see how much gun powder he has. The butt end is fashioned out of a hard wood which encompasses a piece of glass covering a … Continue reading

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American Indian snake horn – Early 1800’s

This is an American Indian horn which came to me from a collector in central Florida. It was made by a Native American from the Seminole,  Apalachee or Creek tribe.  The horn has a raised carved snake encircling the entire … Continue reading

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The Matthew horn

This is a nice early horn, with a deep patina and many lakes, towns and trees. The lakes show all kinds of fish in them. There are roads that connect each town and lakes but no names. The scalloped edge around … Continue reading

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Captain Abraham Remsen’s horn, dated July 1776

This is a GREAT Long Island, New York carved Militia horn. The top of the horn is fashioned out of tin and attached to the horn with wooden pegs. The top of it is threaded to accept a pouring spout … Continue reading

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Early American Indian rifle horn – dated 1641 & 1661

Early American Indian rifle horn. Geometric designs, deeply carved, dark brown, honey color. Base plug is of dark aged wood, held by wood pegs and carved deeply with “1641, ANO 1661” with initials “KTS” and what looks like crossed tomahawks. … Continue reading

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The Folky Artist Horn

Folky Artist horn. This horn came from a family near Oswego, NY and was examined by well known horn dealer/collector, Rockwell Gardner; He noted it was probably a pre – F&I War horn, made around 1740 – 50 based on … Continue reading

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