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Shipping Books NOW! Bone Tipped & Banded Horns Regional Characteristics of Professionally Made Powder Horns

Update – April 4, 2017
We are shipping books now. The book is generally available. Please read the information below.

Regards,
Rick Sheets

Jay Hopkins' book, Bone Tipped and Banded HornsBone Tipped & Banded Horns
Regional Characteristics of Professionally Made Powder Horns
By Jay Hopkins
Published by The Honourable Company of Horners

 

 

 

 

 

Jay Hopkins has  finalized Volume I and it is being printed at this moment. You may pre-order this book now! We anticipate having books available at the HCH Annual Meeting at the AHEC in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on March 2nd, 2017!

  For any student of powder horns and or the Kentucky rifle, this is a “must have book” for your personal library.   


This first volume of a planned two volume set is the culmination of a 50-year study concentrating on regional characteristics of professionally made powder horns.  It has been significantly augmented by collaboration and cooperation with other collectors, students and museums. The focus is on powder horns of the south including Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, but also includes examples from South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and New England.

Volume 1 will be hardbound with approximately 400 pages, over 150 powder horns illustrated and over 700 full color images. Each horn will be illustrated, measured in multiple parameters and the various materials and woods are identified.  Then, pertinent history and biographical information will be included, as well as an analysis of the horn and its likely origin.  This study will provide an excellent framework for future study and clarification.

There are a VERY LIMITED number of special editions with cardboard slip box available for $150.00, plus $10.00 postage.
Payment by cash, check or money order, made to “HCH”, and mailed to HCH Treasurer , 2210 Acorn Circle, Huntingdon, PA 16652

Please use the order form by printing it and filling it out. Click Here for the form.

Sincerely,
Rick Sheets
HCH Publishing Committee Chairman

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