At the HCH meeting in March this horn was awarded the blue ribbon for best contemporary engraved powder horn.  Photos supplied by ...

At the HCH meeting in March this horn was awarded the blue ribbon for best contemporary engraved powder horn. Photos supplied by ...

Powder Horn Belt And Pouch, Yankton Dakota. Collection: Army Medical Museum, Collector: Dr. J. F. Boughter, 1876.  NMNH.

Powder Horn Belt And Pouch, Yankton Dakota. Collection: Army Medical Museum, Collector: Dr. J. F. Boughter, 1876. NMNH.

Buy online, view images and see past prices for Elisha Sibley, Stepped Rifleman's Powder Horn. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles.

Buy online, view images and see past prices for Elisha Sibley, Stepped Rifleman's Powder Horn. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles.

Art DeCamp Rifle with Calvin Tanner Hunting Pouch and Art DeCamp Powder Horn

Art DeCamp Rifle with Calvin Tanner Hunting Pouch and Art DeCamp Powder Horn

New Large Powder Horn Genuine Buffalo PH1 Rendezvous Mountain Man Reenactment #Unbranded

New Large Powder Horn Genuine Buffalo PH1 Rendezvous Mountain Man Reenactment

New Large Powder Horn Genuine Buffalo PH1 Rendezvous Mountain Man Reenactment #Unbranded

Hunting Bags 'n Powder Horns - Traditional Muzzleloading Forum - Muzzleloader Flintlock Black Powder

Hunting Bags 'n Powder Horns - Traditional Muzzleloading Forum - Muzzleloader Flintlock Black Powder

Photos supplied by John Proud.

Photos supplied by John Proud.

Photos supplied by John Proud.

Photos supplied by John Proud.

Photos supplied by John Proud.

Photos supplied by John Proud.

Photographed at the 2010 Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show by Jan Riser.

Photographed at the 2010 Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show by Jan Riser.

Photos supplied by John Proud.

Photos supplied by John Proud.

Scrimshaw Powder Horns: with my links to "How To Build Your Own Powder Horn", and "How to Scrimshaw"

============================ *UPDATE I have agreed to teach a Powder Horn Building and Scrimshaw Decoration Class at the John Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC.

This is one of four copper alloy powder horn lids probably used to prime the large bronze and iron guns of the Mary Rose (This is one example, shown twice so you can see the mechanism). The nozzle has an internal spring-loaded cover, operated by lever on the outside, which ensures that every time the horn is used, the same amount of powder is released, preventing wastage. The 'Powder Horn' itself has been lost, but while it may have been made of horn, as the name suggests, they could also be…

Powder Horn Lid - one of four found. Shows the internal mechanism.

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