May 18, 2021 Early Arms & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2021
Inscriptions include "LAKE ONTARIO", "OSWEGO", "F BRUINTON", "ROYAL BLOCKHOUS", "THREE RIVARS", "WOOD CRECK", "KENADY CRECK", "F STANWIX", "F HAR", "GERMON FLATS", "F HENRICK", "F HUNTAR", "SCHENACTADY", "LOUISBURG", "ALBANY", "H M OON", "S WATTER", "L", "F IOHNSON", "SARATOGA", "K", "ROYAL B HOUS", "LAKE GEORGE", "TIECNDEROGA", "CROUN POINT", "F EDWARD", "NEW YORK", "RLAINSISLE", "QUIBECK", "S PETTERS LAKE", "THRE RIVARS", "MONTRAL", "S LEUTS FALLS", "ELEVIS", "S WEGATSHI", "A", "POINT DERILL", "B", "NIAGARA". At the butt end of the horn is a banner that is inscribed "IOHN REEVES / HIS HORN / CUT AT MONTREAL / OCTOBER 30TH = 1760". This French and Indian War horn has nicely carved images including New York City, various forts, houses, a sun, a bird and tulip, a ship and flowers. The length measures 13". CONDITION: This horn has a pleasing mottled light patina. There is a 1 1/2" x 1/2" piece of horn that is missing from the butt end. It is missing its wooden butt plug. There is also a 1/2" crack and another smaller chip along said rim. On the recessed spout end there is a hole drilled between the raised section and the carrying ring. Spout is faceted with two small holes and a minor chip. DRG
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $3,600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $9,600.00
Estimate: $7,000 - $15,000
Number Bids: 17
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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