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Norwegian post horn

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National Postal Museum
Description
This post horn was used in Norway during the 1850s to announce the arrival of the mail. There is no additional information available for this object.
Date
1850-1860
Medium
metal
Dimensions
Height x Width x Depth (NTE; strap not included): 12 x 7 x 3 in. (30.48 x 17.78 x 7.62 cm)
Type
Employee Gear
Topic
American Expansion (1800-1860)
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National Postal Museum Collection
Place
NORWAY (kingdom)
Object number
0.293986.1