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An AM Flask & Cap Co. Black Powder Flask

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Posted 3 years ago

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Tamirblue
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My Mother's Grandmother gave this flask to my father about 45 years ago. It came down through the family and was most likely owned by a relative in the upper state New York area around the mid 1800's (region & time frame fits our family history but we could be wrong). If anyone has any information that would help us to determine age, history, approximate value, etc. it would be greatly appreciated.

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Looks like a old Powder Flask. AR will know . It is nice I like it !
  2. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    American Flask and Cap Co. was in business in NYC from 1857- 1870.

    At shows these are priced in the $350- $500 range.

    Scott
  3. Tamirblue, 3 years ago
    Thanks everyone for all the great information. The scene is the same on both sides. I will get a picture of the powder hole posted tomorrow (at work now). Thanks again!
  4. Tamirblue, 3 years ago
    I've added a few more pictures so you can see the lever and spout.

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