SOLD – MID 19TH CENTURY THRU CIVIL WAR KENTUCKY RIFLE POWDER KEG

MID 19TH CENTURY THRU CIVIL WAR KENTUCKY RIFLE POWDER KEG
CIVIL WAR POWDER KEG WITH ORIGINAL LABELantique-civil-war-powder-keg

THIS IS AN UNUSUAL C.1850-60S POWDER KEG THAT RETAINS THE ORIGINAL PAPER WITH THE KENTUCKY HAZARD LABEL ON ONE END. IT IS IN GOOD UNTOUCHED CONDITION WITH WILLOW BANDS AND MAPLE STAVED CONSTRUCTION. THERE ARE NO REPAIRS OR BREAKS WITH BOTH ENDS ARE STILL INTACT. THE LABEL READS KENTUCKY RIFLE GUNPOWDER-HAZARD POWDER CO.MANUFACTURED IN HAZARDVILLE CONN. NICE EARLY HISTORIC AMERICAN ARTIFACT THAT WAS FOUND IN NORTH LOUISA COUNTY VIRGINIA.PROBABLY HELD 20 POUNDS OF GUNPOWDER AND MEASURES: 13″ TALL x 10″ DIAMETER.