Powder Horn Carved Horn End
Try this gorgeous reproduction Powder Horn at your next event! The crafter created this reproduction Powder Horn with an ivory colored Cow Horn. He added a lathed wood butt end stained a mahogany brown. The narrow end features a lathed decorative Horn section that screws off. A removable lathed wood stopper fits into this end. You will find a staple in the wood butt end and on the top of the narrow end. Use these staples to attach your own strap.
Powder horns are containers that hold gunpowder. Historically, soldiers made Powder Horns from cows, oxen or buffalo horns. Natural horn has the advantage of being waterproof and already hollow inside. Stoppers of wood or bone or horn were placed at each end of the horn. A soldier filled the horn with gunpowder at the large end, and dispensed powder from the smaller end. Soldiers sometimes decorated their Powder Horns with carvings or inlays. They usually carried them with a long strap over their shoulder.
The Wandering Bull offers Powder Horns as collectible items. Living History Re-enactors also use Powder Horns as part of their kit. You can choose from our standard stock Powder Horn or one of the One of a Kind horns that we acquire from collections.
This Powder Horn measures about 12″ long. It is in excellent condition. One of a Kind!
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