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Accession number: 1977.066
Date: before 1977
Materials: tin
Measurements: 34.2 cm L x 5.3 cm DiameterDiameter measurement is the bottom of the horn



From the yacht "Zepher"

Description: A horn used on a yacht. The horn is tin, long, round. It gradually gets wider as you go down the length of the horn from the mouthpiece, narrowing briefly near the top before widening again. 
History of Use: Belonged to the yacht "Zephyr". Owned by the late Wm. M. Dwyer, long time minister of mines in Nova Scotia. Yacht sailed out of the Northside Yacht Club in North Sydney, C.B in 1912.