Mitchell’s, a Cockermouth auction house near Carlisle in Cumbria will hold its Country Sporting Sale from July 22 to July 24, 2020. Cumbria, of course, is where John Peel (1776-1854) hunted hounds. Peel, subject of the well known hunting song, “D’ye ken John Peel?” remains, arguably, the world’s most famous huntsman.
One highlight of the sale includes a hunting horn believed to have belonged to John Peel. The horn is described in the catalog as:To read more, log in above or click here to subscribe.