Stock Number: VCH2683
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This Victorian coaching horn which is made of copper and brass is by Callow & Son, dates from c1875 and is marked with the maker's details.
This antique instrument is an extra long horn at 116 cm long, has a nicely engraved silver plated mouthpiece that is signed with H Keat & Sons, London N. and Pat Feb 23 1875 and comes complete with it's original high quality brown leather hand stitched case that has 2 leather straps and a leather carrying handle. These horns rarely come with their fitted cases and this one is in nice condition with a wonderful patina.
Coaching horns were used in the late 19th century and early 20th century on the London to Oxford mail coach and on coaches pulled by four horses.
A handsome antique piece that looks wonderful on display or makes a nice usable horn.
Material: Copper & Brass. Leather.
Date: Victorian - c1875.
Maker: Callow & Son, Park Lane London W and Henry Keat & Sons London N.
Marks: Horn marked with Callow & Son, Park Lane London W.
Mouthpiece marked with H Keat & Sons London N. Pat Feb 23 1875. Conn. Keat's model no 2.
Dimensions of horn: Length: 116 cm (45 1/2").
Weight: 900 g.
Condition: Excellent antique condition with signs of use in keeping with age. The usual bumps and bruises as you would expect from a horn of this age. Case is nice and sound, usable and has a wonderful patina. Please see pictures.
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