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    Lot of Three Small Pistol Powder Flasks.
    Comprising: 1) Shell & Brush design. Similar flask on page 288, plate [318] on The Powder Flask Book by Riling. Brass. Origin, Birmingham, England. 2) Rayed human head design. Similar example on page 304 plate [459] of The Powder Flask Book by Riling. Number 2 marking indicates [2 ounces of powder]. Complete with a removable measuring cap. Brass. 3) Brass flask with design. Capewell Mfg. Similar example pictured on page 304 plate [447] of Riling's book.

    Condition: Good with age wear. Some pitting and patina overall. Minor dings, verdigris residue present on some.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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