A. J. DeCamp Custom Powder Horns
Contemporary Powder Horns & Accoutrements for sale:
Early Philadelphia Style Screw-tip Powder Horn w/ spots: This circa 1759 F&I horn is nicely made in the "main shop" Early Philadelphia tradition. It has the special extended turned horn collar with internal threads for the tip. The golden brown horn body is embellished with lead oxide spots or polka dots in the traditional fashion found on originals. The cherry wood butt is domed with a wire loop for strap attachment. This horn measures about 13" across and approximately 2-7/8" diameter at the butt and is fine for right-hand or left-hand carry. Take a close looks at the expandable thumbnail photos that show the components of the horn "in-process" before they were colored.
Price = $420.00, with free shipping
Aged Lehigh / Northampton Style Screw-tip Powder Horn: This circa 1770's Lehigh horn is patterned after originals found in the region around Northampton, PA. Its high-domed maple butt has an integral button for strap attachment, and has turned rings and grooves for decoration. Just below the base of the butt on the horn body is a narrow applied horn band. The turned horn internal screw tip and collar are copied from similar horns found in the same area. The brownish horn body has been hand-scraped and aged to give the appearance of use. This is a large and impressive, "real" looking horn. This horn measures 1231/4" across, 2-3/4" diameter at the butt and could be carried either right or left side.
Price = $375.00, with free shipping
Northern Berks Style Screw-tip Powder Horn: This circa 1780's to 1800 Northern Berks horn is accurately made to match the originals. The walnut butt and turned horn internal screw tip and collar are copied from original patterns used in the region. The butt has an integral button for strap attachment. The body of the horn and tip have natural mottled color. This is a medium to smaller horn perfect for a nice hunting pouch.
This horn measures 10" across, 2-1/4" diameter at the butt and could be carried either right or left side.
Price = $340.00, with free shipping.
Late Philadelphia Style Screw-tip Powder Horn w/ spots: This circa 1790's to 1810 Philadelphia horn is patterned after originals. The cherry wood butt has a separate turned maple wood button for strap attachment. This button is inserted into a tapered hole that assures its retention. The turned horn internal screw tip and collar are made in the traditional Late Philadelphia decorative manner. The natural colored semi-translucent horn body is polished free of scraper marks just as the originals were finished on their surface.
This fairly straight horn measures approximately 11" across, 2-1/4" diameter at the butt and could be carried either right or left side. It will ride perfectly on a hunting bag.
Price = $330.00, with free shipping