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Object Name: Powder flask
Date: 1879
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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 )
Place made: North America, United States
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
Object Number: 1964.12
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Marks: stamped: top collar: "AM FLASK & CAP CO." engraved: side collar: "7th Regt. fair 1879" (foliate)