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Horns of Plenty: Decorated Military Powder Horns in Colonial America

William Williams Jr. Powder Horn attributed to the carver John Bush. Historic Deerfield, 2005.20.6

by Erica Lome, Ph.D.     On a cool April morning in 1775, Amos Barrett readied his musket and prepared for combat. Earlier that day, 23-year-old Barrett had awoken to […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fine French hunting musket, $102,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fine French hunting musket, $102,000, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A fine French fusil de chasse (or hunting musket), with wampum bead decoration, dated 1759, sold for $102,000 at […]