• Creator
  • Early American Museum
  • Created Date
  • 2-23-00
  • Description
  • Brown leather tear-drop shaped flask with a brass nozzle and powder measure built in. Spring-loaded lever opens the base, then the flask. Raised picture of a dog (a retriever) under a tree is on both sides of the body. Flask has a wire loop on the bottom for a strap. This is a hunting flask. It has no marks to indicate who made it or where, but many flasks of this type were made in Germany. Although this is not a military item, many hunting we... more
    Brown leather tear-drop shaped flask with a brass nozzle and powder measure built in. Spring-loaded lever opens the base, then the flask. Raised picture of a dog (a retriever) under a tree is on both sides of the body. Flask has a wire loop on the bottom for a strap. This is a hunting flask. It has no marks to indicate who made it or where, but many flasks of this type were made in Germany. Although this is not a military item, many hunting weapons and accessories were used in the Revolutionary War by American colonists. This flask is from that period. Revolutionary War. 16 History. less
  • Format
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