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    Classic York County Pennsylvania Screw Tip Powder Horn C. 1810. 11" from tip to tip, rattlesnake tail screw tip 2 7/8" long with multiple turnings. Classic color, curve and staple placement. Two ring turnings at spout and two at butt. Butt 1 1/8" deep indicating early 19th century and incorporates classic rope and chip carving for which these horns are renown. Butt with a few age line cracks with no loss and a couple of minor chips. Five wooden pegs hold the butt in place. There is an old line crack extending from the base 4" on to the horn, with a neat period repair with six tiny iron brads that kept the horn serviceable. Still sealed perfectly. Horn overall with great patina and a nice untouched example of what is generically the most recognizable and desirable powder horn form produced in Pennsylvania.

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    December, 2010
    11th Saturday
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