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Not often seen at this size, this horn is in remarkably good condition for its age - almost 200 years old. Some dings, of course but blows very well with a deeper tone than more modern horns. Swaine & Co. became Swaine & Adeney in 1834 so the engraved maker's details confirm its vintage. A worthy addition to any horn collection.
Not many Callow horns about these days, this example dating to approximately 1820 and with signs of use. Dings, of course but still rendering a deep tone when blown. The horn structure is sound with one slight split to the folded bell rim. A highly desirable horn, priced to reflect its condition.
From the heyday of foxhunting - pre WW1 - a good example of the traditional pattern purpose-made leather pouch for holding a pewter sandwich tin designed to be strapped to the saddle. Best quality leather work with stitching intact. A piece of Edwardian history.
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