September 29, 2021 The Bill Myers Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/29/2021
This bag is featured on page 106 of "Accouterments IV" by James R. Johnston. The well accessorized brown leather hunting bag itself measures 8-1/2" tall by 8" wide with a rounded bottom edge and long shaped flap. Leather carrying strap of 1-1/8" wide. Complete with accessories including a tapered two stage horn powder measure of 3-1/8". Back of the bag is mounted with a large antler handled curved Bowie knife with curved 7-1/4" clip-point blade, iron guard and a pewter inlay just above. Knife is complete with brown leather sheath. Suspended in front is a fine engraved Lancaster County screw-tip powder horn of about 13" with a threaded horn spout with turnings. The turned convex plug shows early Lancaster turnings and has an iron staple in the center. Engraved around the base with red polychrome "ULRICK + SHIRK + LANCASTER Co /1814" in block letters. Above the inscription are folky tulips with hearts above each. Ulrich Shirk (Scherck) III was born in 1751 in Schoeneck, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and died there in 1842. CONDITION: Bag shows crazing, minor tears and some cracking. Leather straps show some repairs, crazing and losses to surface. Knife very good with dark patina, sheath has some tears. Horn and measure very good with great colors and pleasing honey patina. Both horn retention straps have broken and been repaired. A very nice ensemble of Lancaster accouterments. DMG
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,040.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
Number Bids: 18
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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