May 18, 2021 Early Arms & Militaria
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This horn is featured on page 178 of "Accouterments II" by James R. Johnston. Clavarack, New York was a known hotbed for Loyalists during the Revolutionary War. This powder horn has a tapered, curved body of 16" with a faceted spout section followed by two relief rings. The horn is inscribed in German "GEORGE:REX III:KOeNIG VON GROS BRITANNIA" which translates to "King George III of Great Britain". The other side of the horn is inscribed "ClavarAcK Juny: TH29 1776 :: ADAM HEYDORN : HAND". Designs inscribed on the horn include a flintlock musket, a bayonet, a tree, a pig, two fish, a heart and tulips, as well as some other checkered shapes. The wooden plug is convex and has a large iron staple in the center for sling attachment. CONDITION: Horn retains a light honey patina and shows some darker areas as well as some smooth areas from carrying. There is some minor deterioration at the bottom towards the plug. Plug has a couple age cracks. A very rare Revolutionary War German Loyalist made horn. PROVENANCE: ex. Rudy Bahr and Steve Hench Collections. DMG
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,040.00
Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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