Powder Horns, Measures, & other Horn Items

These fine powder measures are based on originals such as those seen in Madison Grant's The Kentucky Rifle Hunting Pouch and James R. Johnston's Accoutrement's.  We offer a range of measures, for every persona; from the very fancy, to the plain.  Each one is hand crafted from deer antler and is one of a kind.  The perfect compliment to your hunting pouch.

 

Currently for Sale

Powder Horns  by Carl Willyard  Many of you are familiar with dad's fine detail work on the other items on this page, now he is pleased to offer schrimshawed powder horns in the French & Indian War and Revolutionary War fashion.

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SOLD - Horn #1  A colonial period horn featuring detailed battle scenes and verse.  There is tons of detail in this horn and it truly stands out as an exceptional piece of work!  Right hand carry.  Slight double twist.  Cherry plug and iron staple.  Measures about 15 1/2 inches around the curve, including the 2 3/4 inch diameter base plug.  $250

Horn #2  French & Indian War Period - Coat of Arms Horn    Featuring the British Coat of Arms, compass, and floral designs.  Right-hand carry, carved cherry plug and iron staple.   measuring 16 inches around the curve,  including the 2 3/4 inch diameter base plug.  Nice double twist.  $275

Horn #3 Phillip Bunker Horn Though not an exact copy, this horn is based on an original French and Indian War period horn carried by Phillip Bunker.  Bunker served with Captain Andrew Fuller's Co. of Col. Jonathan Begiey's Mass. Regt.  Double curve horn, right hand carry.  Carved cherry plug and iron staple.  Measures 16 inches around the curve (including plug), 2 7/8 inch diameter.    $275

Horn #4  Featuring engrailed neck and fully scrimshawed with floral designs in two color polychrome.  3 inch pine plug.  Right hand carry.  Measures 14 3/4 inches around the curve.  $225

Horn #5 British Coat of Arms Horn    Featuring map and scenes from upper New York, rangers, city and harbor scenes.  Very slight double twist and right hand carry.  Iron staple and maple plug.  Measures approximately 14 1/2 inches around the curve, including the 2 5/8 inch diameter base plug.  $250

Horn #6 Banded Horn    A nice, right-hand horn, with good, double-twist similar to single banded horns made in Virginia.  Turned cherry plug and iron staple.  Measures approximately 13 3/4 inches around the curve, 2 5/8 inch diameter base.  $175

Horn #7 Federal Eagle Horn   Nice, slim double curve horn; left hand carry.  Cherry plug and iron staple.  Fixed, applied horn spout as well as ring at base.  Measures 16 inches around the curve (including plug), 2 1/2 inch diameter.    $275

Horn #8   features frontier hunt scenes and floral designs.  Pine plug and iron staple.  Measures about 13 3/4 inches around the curve, oval base 2 3/4 inch at the widest point.  Right hand carry.  $225

Horn #9  Featuring frontier battle scenes and soldiers, along with inscription.  3 inch pine plug.  Left hand carry.  Measures 12 inches around the curve.  $200

Horn #10  Featuring engrailed neck and fully scrimshawed with designs.  2 1/2 inch maple plug.  Right hand carry.  Measures 15 inches around the curve.  $250

SOLD - Horn #11  Featuring General Washington along with soldiers and a native hunting scenes on the reverse side.  2 5/8 inch maple plug.  Right hand carry.  Measures 15 inches around the curve.  $225

Horn #12 Federal Eagle Horn  Polychrome horn federal eagle and hunting scenes.  Applied, fixed horn spout, as well as horn ring at base.  2 5/8 inch maple plug.  Right hand carry, very slight double twist.  Measures 16 inches around the curve.  $300

SOLD - Powder Flask  with coiled rattlesnake and "Liberty or Death" on one side; a spread of arms on the other.  Measures approx. 8 inches.  $75

SOLD - Rum Horn  Large horn featuring horse and rider, hounds and chip-carved pine plugs.  Beeswax lined.  Measures approx. 6 inches x 3 1/4 inches.  $150

 

SOLD - Rev. War Rum Horn  Large rum horn featuring General Washington and a Hessian along with a couple deer.  Beeswax lined.  Measures approx. 5 1/4 inches x 3 inches.  $150

SOLD - Rum Flask  with scrimshaw of an eagle and shield with "Liberty or Death" on one side and "Join or Die" on the other.  Approx. 4 inches tall.  $75

SOLD - Salt Horn  Featuring two deer and a town scene.  Pine ends.  Measures approx. 2 inches tall by 2 1/2 inches wide.  $65

PREMIUM XX GRADE MEASURES

With intricate schrimshawing and carving, these measures represent our finest work.

 

SOLD - #A1   Eagle and Shield 50 grains $75

 

SOLD - #A2   54 grains $75

 

SOLD - #A3 65 grains $75

 

SOLD - #A4  45 grains $75

 

SOLD #A5   Snake and pitchfork on one side, "Virginia" on the other, 54 grains $75

#A6   Man loading a rifle, 54 grains $75

SOLD - #A7   Carvings in the native style of a fish and fox, 50 grains $75

SOLD - #A8   Soldier carrying a musket, 54 grains $75

SOLD - #A9   Soldier with a musket on one side, native style fish on the other, 45 grains $75

  

PREMIUM GRADE MEASURES

With intricate checkering and detailing, this group represents the "upper end" of those early measures.  

  #1   measure from cowhorn, $65

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