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    Lot of Three English Sporting Flasks.
    Comprising: 1) Copper with 4 rings. Top of flat marked JAMES DIXON & SONS / SHEFFIELD. Overall size 6 7/8-inches. Similar example on page 277 [plate 205] of The Powder Flask Book by Riling. 2) Scarce star and dot design. DIXON marked on both sides near top. Also with 4 rings. IMPROVED PATENT top of flat marking. Overall size 6 13/16-inches. Similar example on page 297 [plate 417] of Riling's book. 3) Leather pouch with brass top and charger. Hunting scene on one side with dogs and bird. Marked W. SYKES on tube. Proofmark present. Overall length is 6-inches. Similar examples in Riling's book.

    Condition: All with age wear. Brass and leather in good condition with minor bumps and bruising. Light scuffs present. Leather strap leather replacement. Some patina and staining present.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    11th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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