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    U.S. "Peace Flask", c. 1870. Lt. Frederick F. Kislingbury recovered this flask when he led the reburial squad at the Little Big Horn battlefield in 1877. It measures 7-1/2" tall by 4" at the widest point. It has a beautiful raised design on both sides consisting of an eagle facing right, atop clasped hands, in a oval star pattern. A military themed motif of crossed flags, cannons, rifles, swords and "U.S." shield complete the scene. The flask has two triangular hangers. Both side seams are open and slightly ajar. There are a few small dents along the seam and the spout is missing, else, it is in overall good condition. Flasks of this design are frequently referred to as "Peace Flasks" due to the clasped hand motif. Letter of provenance included.

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    June
    1st Tuesday
    Auction Dates
    June
    19th Saturday
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    45 Days
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