292 Year Old Powder Horn Dated 1724
This is a very old Pre-Revolutionary War Era scrimshawed powder horn. It has the initials and date “PVD 1724” inscribed on the side as well as a naked woman. It is also decorated with copper stars and a cross. 1724 was the same year that Ben Franklin arrived in London.
Here is what was happening in the colonies in 1724:
Bullseye Indiana Hornstone Dovetail
This is the probably one of the finest Dovetails you will find for sale. Made of the most beautiful bullseye Indiana hornstone. The Native American maker had to be very proud of this one with the bullseye perfectly centered on the piece, the serrated edges, the ground base, the beveling and the overall high quality craftsmanship.