Salmon Mosier dated 1774

This horn has a lot of carving. It begins with ; “Salmon Mosier his horn made by his brothers hand in Oswego New York October 12, 1774.” It also shows two uniformed soldiers, the British coat of arms, pin wheels, crossed swords with a face between them, etc. It also has Masonic symbols, Fort Edward and snakes that make up the border around the name and words. The horn has a carved butt with a compass design, showing age cracks and a horn drawer pull for the strap. The length is over 20″, base diameter 4″.



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