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    Lot of Three Fine English Collector Flasks.
    Comprising: 1) Elaborate entwined dolphins form this flask. Made by Bartram, c. 1855. Overall length is 4 3/16-inches. See page 410 in The Powder Flask Book by Riling for a similar example. 2) Violin shaped flask by Hawksley, c. 1845. Overall length is 4 7/16-inches. Similar examples on page 297 of The Powder Flask Book. 3) Gun Stock small pistol flask by Dixon & Sons, c. 1866. Dark Lacquer. Marked DIXON & SONS on charger. Overall length is 4 5/16-inches. Similar examples on pages 411 & 413 of Riling's Powder Flask book.

    Condition: All with age wear and minor imperfections including minor bumps. Light verdigris residue present. A great grouping of hard to find small pistol powder flasks.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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