December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Sampson Spaulding was born in 1745 in Tewksbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He is listed as a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He also fought in the Battle of Lexington. He was a private in Sherebiah Butt's Company and marched from the town of Canterbury for the relief of Boston in the the Lexington Alarm in April 1775, serving 19 days. He then served as a private in Capt. Obadiah Johnson's Company, Colonel Israel Putnam's Regiment, where he enlisted May 9, 1775 and was discharged Dec. 16, 1775. He served as Sergeant in Capt. Daniel Clark's Company, Colonel Jonathan Latimer's Regiment; attached August 24, 1777. He was discharged October 30, 1777. He also served as a private in Captain David Cady's Company of Col. Samuel Chapman's Regiment and entered service August 2, 1778. Ge was then discharged Sept. 12, 1778. Sam Spaulding died in Ohio in 1832. The powder horn itself measures about 12 - 1/2" across the bow and the translucent horn has a greenish hue. At the spout, there is a relief ring followed by a recess and a multi-faceted section. The horn has a convex wooden plug. Horn is lightly inscribed in block letters "SAM SPAUDDING / AUG 23 D / 1777 / OCT 14". CONDITION: Scattered areas of insect damage. A very historic powder horn to a soldier with an extensive Revolutionary War record. DMG

Item Dimensions: 12"
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,182.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
Number Bids: 33
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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