Lot 19    

William Robblee's Powder Horn,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
engraved in two lines William Robblee with dotted interiors, ring and flared spout with old wood plug and old thread wrap around 2" of neck area, flat spruce/fir plug carved with WR over EB, attached with brass/copper brads, total length 13.25", with fine old polished patina.

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Sold: $460.00
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