This is a N.C. southern banded horn. The following photos show what takes place in its construction.
the finished horn.
This is an F&I era horn with relief carved cartouche and band. it also has a period correct patch at base of horn with copper staples. It was donated to The 2013 Fort Roberdeau Market Faire and Rifle Frolic.
A philadelphis screw tip horn with horn band at base, fingerwoven strap with brain tan ends.
photo shows the typical "bell shaped" base plug.
This is an eastern buffalo horn with applied antler tip and white horn band. The base is natural finished curly maple. There is a copper staple in the base and on the neck for strap attachment.