DescriptionLot of Three Early Colt Powder Flasks.
Comprising: 1) Colt eagle flask with turned wings and 13 stars. Lacquered, c. 1848. Similar example on page 353 [plate 810] of The Powder Flask Book by Riling. 2) Colt eagle flask with turned wings and 13 stars. c. 1848. Overall length is 3 3/16-inches. Similar examples on page 353 [plate 810] of The Powder Flask Book. 3) Scarce Colt large eagle flask. Similar examples on pages 343 and 353 [plate 805] of Riling's Flask Book. This flask style is considered a first variation. Marked COLTS / PATENT over eagle head, c. 1840's.
Condition: All flasks with moderate wear and turning. Some with bumps and dings. Scattered patina present. Light verdigris present.
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