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F1025 AMERICAN FLASK & CAP COMPANY GUN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1025

F1025 AMERICAN FLASK & CAP COMPANY GUN POWDER FLASK In the AMERICAN FLASK & CAP COMPANY catalog this is the 4 oz. Common Dog No. 114 flask. Has a common top with non-adjustable charger with a broken spring. A darker patina that has turned gray in the non protected areas.

$ 75.

F1055 UNMARKED FLUTED PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1055

F1055 UNMARKED FLUTED PATTERN FLASK Number 259 in Riling's book. Zinc flask with a brass non-adjustable charger on a common top. Spring is missing. 2 eyelets. Flask is 5 1/2" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 100.

F1059 UNMARKED DEER PATTERN ZINC FLASK

Item # F1059

F1059 UNMARKED DEER PATTERN ZINC FLASK Looks like the number 968 pattern in Riling's book. Flask has 2 eyelets and is made of zinc with a brass patent top with inside spring and adjustable charger with 3 graduations. Flask is 5 3/4" tall from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 100.

F1067 UNMARKED PLAIN ZINC FLASK

Item # F1067

F1067 UNMARKED PLAIN ZINC FLASK This flask has a brass top that is non-adjustable and has a cork stopper in it. 2 eyelets and is 5 1/2" tall from the bottom of the body to the top of the charger. No dents and a gray zinc patina.

$ 50.

F1060 UNMARKED DOG AND HUNTER FLASK

Item # F1060

F1060 UNMARKED DOG AND HUNTER FLASK Number 874 in Riling's book. This smaller zinc flask has a non-adjustable charger on a common or "fast" top. Appears to have had some repair to one of the seams and has some holes on one side. Kinda rough shape.

$ 75.

F1058 UNMARKED BIRD PATTERN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1058

F1058 UNMARKED BIRD PATTERN POWDER FLASK This zinc flask is 5" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger. Missing the charger. Otherwise good shape with no dents. A nice gray patina.

$ 75.

F1063 UNMARKED PANEL PATTERN ZINC FLASK

Item # F1063

F1063 UNMARKED PANEL PATTERN ZINC FLASK Number 490 in Riling's book. Has 2 eyelets and a non-adjustable charger on a plain top. Nice gray zinc patina and no dents. Just under 5 1/2" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 175.

F1003 UNMARKED, POSSIBLE BARTRAM & Co. POWDER FLASK

Item # F1003

F1003 UNMARKED, POSSIBLE BARTRAM & Co. POWDER FLASK Similar to #285 in Riling's book. Has Adjustable charger, Patent top with Inside spring. Has 2 eyelets, and is darker brown patina.

$ 200.

F1065 UNMARKED PLAIN PATTERN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1065

F1065 UNMARKED PLAIN PATTERN POWDER FLASK Looks like number 212 in Riling's book. This large (7 1/2" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger) tall flask has a very nice copper patina, 2 eyelets and an adjustable charger on a plain top.

$ 150.

F1064 UNMARKED SHAPES PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1064

F1064 UNMARKED SHAPES PATTERN FLASK Number 1302 in Riling's book. Nice copper patina. Has had a repair done to back side, and also the "window" glass is missing. Has a screw-off adjustable charger on a common top.

$ 100.

F1005 AMERICAN FLASK & CAP CO. POWDER FLASK

Item # F1005

F1005 AMERICAN FLASK & CAP CO. POWDER FLASK Number 1033 in Riling's book. Flask is unmarked but of A F & C Co. manufacture. Has a plain Common top. Flask is missing spring, collar screws and adjustment stop screw. It has also been repaired along one side of the seam. Rabbit or hare pattern on both sides, 2 eyelets. Has a butterscotch patina.

$ 150.

F1066 UNMARKED POWDER FLASK

Item # F1066

F1066 UNMARKED POWDER FLASK This appears to have once been a leather covered flask. 2 eyelets and an adjustable charger on a common top with a broken spring. No dents though!

$ 75.

F1051 G.&J.W. HAWKSLEY PLAIN PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1051

F1051 G.&J.W. HAWKSLEY PLAIN PATTERN FLASK Looks like number 211 in Riling's book. Nice copper patina with one small dent on the lower side of the body on one side. Adjustable charger on a common top. 3 graduations. Flask is 6 1/2" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 125.

F1011 JAMES DIXON & SONS POWDER FLASK

Item # F1011

F1011 JAMES DIXON & SONS POWDER FLASK Elizabethan on page 18 of the James Dixon & Sons Catalog. Number 521 in Riling's book. A copper flask with a brass top. Adjustable Charger with common top. Spring is broken. Has 4 eyelets, and a small repair done on one seam.

$ 300.

F1004 DIXON POWDER FLASK

Item # F1004

F1004 DIXON POWDER FLASK Number 558 in Riling's book. Has carrying strap, Plain top with Screw-off outside spring and Adjustable Charger from 2 1/4-3 drams. Very nice butterscotch patina. Flask is 8-1/4" tall from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 250.

F1007 UNMARKED SHELL DESIGN GUNPOWDER FLASK

Item # F1007

F1007 UNMARKED SHELL DESIGN GUNPOWDER FLASK Number 369 in Riling's book. Adjustable charger on Plain Common top. Has 4 eyelets, and an antique patina. No dents, real nice.

$ 250.

F1001 DIXON POWDER FLASK

Item # F1001

F1001 DIXON POWDER FLASK Number 351 in Riling's book. This rare Dixon cross-spring pump charger is marked "No. 338 Registered June 19 1840". Flask has a nice butterscotch patina. Very good looking and interesting flask.

$ 500.

F1023 UNMARKED PLAIN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1023

F1023 UNMARKED PLAIN POWDER FLASK Number 174 in Riling's book. Non-adjustable charger on common top. Has a darker red orange patina with black traces. Very cool color. Nice plain pocket flask.

$ 125.

F1021 UNMARKED FLUTED POWDER FLASK

Item # F1021

F1021 UNMARKED FLUTED POWDER FLASK Number 243 in Riling's book. Non-adjustable charger with common top. Missing spring and thumb piece. A darker patina with seam starting to split a little.

$ 100.

F1062 UNMARKED SHELL AND BUSH PATTERN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1062

F1062 UNMARKED SHELL AND BUSH PATTERN POWDER FLASK Number 339 in Riling's book. Flask has turned a copper patina, is missing the spring and charger. the 2 eyelets have come out but we still have em! Seam is starting to split as well. This one has been used, and is need of some repair.

$ 50.

F1069 UNMARKED POSSIBLE HANDYMAN MADE FLASK

Item # F1069

F1069 UNMARKED POSSIBLE HANDYMAN MADE FLASK Looks like a little 3" tall gray canteen. Has a stopper that looks like it was made from an old shell casing. The bad news is a good sized dent on each side of this otherwise cute flask, 1 eyelet.

$ 50.

F1070 UNMARKED POSSIBLE HANDYMAN MADE GUNPOWDER FLASK

Item # F1070

F1070 UNMARKED POSSIBLE HANDYMAN MADE GUNPOWDER FLASK This monster is a foot tall and has 2 eyelets and a metal stopper. Looks home-made with a grey patina.

$ 50.

F1072 UNMARKED POSSIBLE HANDYMAN MADE POWDER FLASK

Item # F1072

F1072 UNMARKED POSSIBLE HANDYMAN MADE POWDER FLASK Flask is 6 1/2" tall, but is missing the stopper. I guess you could get a cork or something.

$ 25 sale pending.

UNMARKED PLAIN PATTERN GUNPOWDER FLASK

Item # F1054

UNMARKED PLAIN PATTERN GUNPOWDER FLASK Looks like number 201 in Riling's book. Darker copper patina. Adjustable charger on a common top. Charger has a crack in the top of it. There are some dents in the body. Flask is 4 7/8" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 75.

UNMARKED PLAIN PATTERN GUN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1053

UNMARKED PLAIN PATTERN GUN POWDER FLASK Looks like number 216 in Riling's book. 4 eyelets, copper patina. 4 graduation adjustable charger on a common top. Flask is 6 3/8" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 100.

AMERICAN FLASK & CAP COMPANY FLASK

Item # F1098

AMERICAN FLASK & CAP COMPANY FLASK Number 389 in Riling's book. In the Shell & Bush category, Has a more elaborate and deeper design using pendant fern form at the throat of the flask. Adjustable charger on a common top. Nice copper patina.

$ 250.

UNMARKED PANEL PATTERN GUN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1032

UNMARKED PANEL PATTERN GUN POWDER FLASK Number 503 in Riling's book. Adjustable charger on a common top. 3 graduations. Dark brown patina, copper patina in unprotected areas. 2 eyelets, no dents.

$ 500.

AMERICAN FLASK & CAP COMPANY FLASK

Item # F1100

Number 968 in Riling's book. With a deer, tree and bush. Zinc flask with gray patina body. Adjustable charger on a common top.

$ 350.

UNMARKED FLUTED PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1099

Number 276 in Riling's book. Using alternate convex and concave flutes. Dark gray patina body. Adjustable charger on a patented top with inside spring. 2 eyelets.

$ 425.

G & J.W. HAWKSLEY MARKED LEATHER COVERED FLASK

Item # F1097

Looks like number 1094 in Riling's book. Nice condition with all stitching intact. Adjustable charger on a patent top with outside spring.

$ 400.

G & J.W. HAWKSLEY SHEFFIELD MARKED FLASK

Item # F1096

Number 367 in Riling's book. Shell & Bush category. Very nice condition having turned a deep patina. Adjustable charger on a screw-off patent top with inside or "secret" spring.

$ 495.

POSSIBLE HAWKSLEY FLASK

Item # F1092

Top screw cap is present but whole charger assembly is missing. Flask height is 8-1/2". Flask covered in what is probable Turkey Morocco leather with a German Silver Shield on one side. Leather has a few short cracks and bottom seam stitching is loose.

$ 250.

AMERICAN FLASK & CAP COMPANY EMBOSSED STIFF LEATHER SHOT POUCH

Item # F1087

The panel has a pointing dog with a tree in background. The leather has deteriorated at the bottom & near the top. Missing the lever & spring.

$ 75.

AMERICAN FLASK & CAP COMPANY STIFF LEATHER SHOT POUCH

Item # F1086

Medium brown leather with some of the stitching having deteriorated.

$ 75.

G & J. W. HAWKSLEY SHEFFIELD LEATHER COVERED FLASK

Item # F1094

Looks like number 1094 in Riling's book. Adjustable charger on a patent top with outside spring. Real nice looking flask.

$ 500.

HAWKSLEY DEAD GAME PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1085

Number 632 in Riling's book. Appears to have been lightly cleaned quit some time ago. Very elaborate design with a different pattern on each side of the body. Adjustable charger on patented screw-off top with outside spring. Very nice flask!

$ 900.

HAWKSLEY FLUTED PATTERN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1084

Number 290 in Riling's book. 4 eyelets. Orange brown patina in unprotected areas. Adjustable charger on a screw-off patented top. Good solid flask!

$ 500.

UNMARKED BIRD PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1083

Number 723 in Riling's book. 2 eyelets, antique copper patina with a few spots of green oxidation. Adjustable charger on a common top. Unique shaped body on this flask! Appears to have been repaired in a couple of spots on the seam quit some time ago.

$ 525.

UNMARKED DOG AND HUNTER PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1082

Number 910 in Riling's book. Darker copper patina. Adjustable charger on a common top. Has a 1 1/2" split in the seam on one edge. A few small spots of green oxidation also.

$ 375.

AMERICAN FLASK & CAP CO. BIRD PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1081

Number 747 in Riling's book. 2 eyelets, adjustable charger on a patent top with Inside or "secret" spring. Spring is broken. Antique copper patina with a couple small spots of green oxidation. No real dents, very good shape otherwise.

$ 550.

G. & J. W. HAWKSLEY DEER PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1080

Number 999 in Riling's book. Large 7 1/2" (bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger) antique copper patina flask with adjustable charger on a common top. Pattern is only on one face. No eyelets. One small dent above the deer's head.

$ 600.

SCARCE UNMARKED PLAIN PATTERN GUN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1078

Looks like number 146 in Riling's book. Darker copper patina with a few small dents in body. Non-adjustable charger on a common top. Flask is 3 5/8" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 375.

UNMARKED LEATHER COVERED POWDER FLASK

Item # F1077

Flask is shaped like number 1073 in Riling's book. Has an oval shaped top with adjustable charger, 2 leather straps and 2 eyelets. Has some scuffs and wear, but otherwise is a unique looking flask.

$ 400.

UNMARKED LEATHER HANDYMAN MADE FLASK

Item # F1076

Flask is about 6" tall, made of leather with what appears to be a ceramic top and stopper. 2 copper eyelets.

$ 300.

UNMARKED WOODEN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1075

This unique wooden home-made flask is very interesting. The body is about 3" tall with a wooden non-adjustable charger that is about 2 1/2" tall. Even has 1 leather eyelet.

$ 400.

UNMARKED POSSIBLE HANDYMAN MADE FLASK

Item # F1074

Flask is just over 4 1/2" tall. Looks something like a canteen. No stopper and is gun metal patina.

$ 250.

UNMARKED POSSIBLE HANDYMAN MADE FLASK

Item # F1073

Flask is 6 3/4" tall, cork stopper and 1 of the 2 eyelets. Black in color.

$ 250.

UNMARKED SHELL AND BUSH PATTERN GUN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1061

Number 315 in Riling's book. Just under 3 1/2" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger, this small pocket flask has a reddish brown patina. Non-adjustable charger on a plain common or "fast" top.

$ 450.

UNMARKED PLAIN GUN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1057

Number 167 in Riling's book. Has one eyelet on the bottom. It is an unusual flask that is of a strongly flared profile. It has a tapered charger and the screw-off arrangement at the spout opposite the bullet receptacle in the top. The base cover unscrews for flints or percussion caps. This may be considered as the transitional form of an early flintlock pistol flask. Very nice condition!

$ 500.

UNMARKED PLAIN PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1050

Looks like number 212 in Riling's book. 2 eyelets and a copper patina. Adjustable charger on a common top. Flask is 5 5/8" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 375.

DIXON & SONS PLAIN FLASK

Item # F1048

Looks like number 216 in Riling's book. 4 eyelets, copper patina. Adjustable charger on a common top. Flask is 6 3/8" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 375.

UNMARKED SHELL AND BUSH FLASK

Item # F1047

Number 381 in Riling's book. 2 eyelets, darker copper patina. Screw-off patented top with inside spring and adjustable charger. 4 graduations. 7 1/2" from the bottom of the body to the bottom of the charger.

$ 475.

FRANKLIN E. DARROW RAWHIDE FLASK

Item # F1046

Number 1246 in Riling's book. Die-pressed rawhide flask. The inventor claimed it to be "the most durable flask ever made" with the added advantage of translucence so that the contents could be estimated. 2 eyelets with green carrying strap. Screw-off patented top adjustable with inside spring. Adjustable charger with 3 graduations, missing the Adjustment Stop Screw.

$ 625.

UNMARKED PANEL POWDER FLASK

Item # F1045

Number 540 in Riling's book. Has a dark butterscotch patina with 4 eyelets. Adjustable charger (5 graduations from 2 - 3 drams. Screw off charger on a common top. Has a dent on one side of the body.

$ 450.

J. W. HAWKSLEY POWDER FLASK

Item # F1044

Number 540 in Riling's book. Copper patina with a few small dents on one side. Has 2 out of the 4 eyelets. A screw off common top with adjustable charger (3 graduations). Has HAWKSLEY on the charger.

$ 475.

UNMARKED ZINC DEER PATTERN FLASK

Item # F1043

Number 968 in Riling's book. Flask has 2 eyelets and a gray patina. Has a screw off top, but only the top is there, no spring or charger. Has been repaired on the bottom seam.

$ 200.

UNMARKED COPPER FLASK

Item # F1042

Number 354 in Riling's book. The Shell and Bush pattern. Flask has 2 eyelets and a darker copper patina. Has a screw off top, but only the top is there, no spring or charger.

$ 200.

UNMARKED ZINC FRENCH FLASK

Item # F1041

Number 1022 in Riling's book. Flask has 2 eyelets, a gray patina and a small dent on the bottom of the body on one side , and a smaller dent in the middle of the body on the other side. Flask is missing the charger.

$ 200.

UNMARKED SHELL AND BUSH PATTERN POWDER FLASK

Item # F1040

Same pattern as numbers 377 and 380 in Riling's book. The body is not quite as rounded as 380, but it does have 2 eyelets. 3 graduation adjustable charger on a common top. Very small seam repair on the bottom. A darker patina.

$ 400.

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