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Powder flask

Object Number: 
1964.12
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Brass, iron, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 8.3 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: top collar: "AM FLASK & CAP CO." engraved: side collar: "7th Regt. fair 1879" (foliate)
Description: 
Brass and iron powder flask; pear-shaped brass, silver-plated body with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged iron lever on side; stamped on front is a stag above a bull's head, flanked on both sides by wreath, and on top by stag's head.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group