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powder flasks + miscellaneous items

 

 

 

 

 

 

antique brass priming flask. The piece is unmarked. It is in good shape. It measures 5" in overall length and 2" at its widest point.    $125.

 

 

 

 

a powder flask for a flintlock or percussion pistol, homemade from burley red elm, 4" tall, 2" wide and 1" thick, very good colors and fine condition.    $65.

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a revolver cylinder in caliber .32 for a not known maker,. On the rear is the serial # 96077, the way one finds it on S&W.    $60.

1691. J. Matthewman marked powder flask, 7" tall, star and circle pattern,  made during the 1850 - 1860s, interesting looking with minor dents,    $265.

English Percussion Era Nipple Wrench for a handgun, a finely detailed percussion era nipple wrench in excellent condition, with no cracks, chips or splits to the ebony handle. The steel shaft and well detailed brass ferrule are tight. The interior dimension of the hexagonal is 6,700mm.     $135.

 

 

 

unmarked American Flask & Cap Co., original black powder flask for the 1825 - 1875 period known as the "OAK LEAF BALL AND CAP CHARGER"
depicted in Riley's book as # 560, It is 4 " tall, for some reason this flask feels extra good holding it in you hand - it must be then quality of heavy duty construction.
Tight seams and strong working lever spring. A couple of minor surface issues , otherwise in excellent condition.   
 $325.

The Sumptuous Flaske : European and American Decorated Powder Flasks of the...

The Sumptuous Flaske: European & American Decorated Powder Flasks of the 16th-19th Centuries by: Herbert Houze

ISBN: 9780917218385
Book Title: The Sumptuous Flaske: European and American Decorated Powder Flasks of the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries
Author: Herbert G. Houze
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 1989
Pages: 158
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming

Handsome book illustrating and describing 60 of the finest European and American powder flasks. Printed on coated paper throughout; large color section.    $25.

Billy the Kid and Pat Garret,
original paintings 23" * 37" tall,
by Dean Chapman (1937 - 2001)

Is somebody interested, pick up in Midlothian, TX, $1,250.

 

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