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Powder horn

A powder horn reputed to have been used in the Boer War, although It seems unlikely that it was issued for active service as such powder horns had probably been superceded by that time. The item is equipped with a sprung lever which would allow a measure of powder to be delivered. This mechanism is mounted on a brass-plated spout, which is joined to a collar and thus to a leather pouch. It has a s…