Three Brass-Mounted Powder-Flasks For Longarms And Pistols (3)

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Lot 146*
Three Brass-Mounted Powder-Flasks For Longarms And Pistols
19th Century And Later

Sold for £ 500 (US$ 665) inc. premium
Three Brass-Mounted Powder-Flasks For Longarms And Pistols
19th Century And Later
The first with copper body of 'gun stock' form with embossed chequered grip and foliage around the butt, a foliate panel beneath the top of each side embossed respectively with British design registry mark for 1854 and number '94923', and brass top with adjustable nozzle stamped 'Dixon & Sons, Made in England'; the second of three-way form with copper body of oval section embossed with two vertical lines of beadwork on each side, brass top with tapering nozzle and pivoting circular cover over the ball compartment, and the base with threaded circular cover over the compartment for wads or caps; the last with ovoidal copper body slightly recessed on both sides (some wear and denting), and brass top with adjustable nozzle (3)
21 cm., 11 cm. and 17 cm.

Footnotes

  • For the first see Ray Riling, The Powder Flask Book, 1953, p. 413, no. 1337
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