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thinreadline 21st October 2019 10:45 AM

Can anyone help with this POWDER HORN please ?
 
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I am wondering what part of the world this originates from please ?

mahratt 21st October 2019 10:55 AM

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I think it is Morocco...

thinreadline 21st October 2019 12:09 PM

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Originally Posted by mahratt
I think it is Morocco...



thanks yes , the applied decoration is certainly similar to that seen on koummiyah .

kahnjar1 21st October 2019 07:30 PM

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Yes Morocco...pic of similar one I have.
Stu

thinreadline 21st October 2019 11:01 PM

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Originally Posted by kahnjar1
Yes Morocco...pic of similar one I have.
Stu


thanks for all your help

kronckew 22nd October 2019 11:33 AM

Size? Smaller ones were used for finer grind priming powder.

thinreadline 22nd October 2019 03:00 PM

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Originally Posted by kronckew
Size? Smaller ones were used for finer grind priming powder.


this measures about 20 inches around the outside curve

kronckew 22nd October 2019 05:37 PM

Sounds like a horn for the primary charges. :)

Ibrahiim al Balooshi 23rd October 2019 06:13 AM

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I read somewhere that these were pirates powder horns>>> theres one on forum Please see ETHNOGRAPHIC MISCELLANEOUS AT #2 or below from a hotel Foye near Casablanca. :shrug:

Kubur 23rd October 2019 09:09 AM

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Originally Posted by Ibrahiim al Balooshi
I read somewhere that these were pirates powder horns>>> theres one on forum Please see ETHNOGRAPHIC MISCELLANEOUS AT #2 or below from a hotel Foye near Casablanca. :shrug:


Moroccan + Salé = pirates
again right, but these powder flasks were used all over North Africa...

Ibrahiim al Balooshi 23rd October 2019 09:46 AM

A correction to my reference is http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20430 and t #2 I show pictures of these.


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