Unusual USN Powder Flask by Stimpson
Guns International #: 101236540 Seller's Inventory #: 36905
Category: Gun Accessories - Powder Flasks & Horns
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Company: Down East Antiques - Joe Salter
Member Since: 9/10/10
First Name: Garrick-March-Jim-Joe
Last Name: Salter
State: New Hampshire
Country: United States
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This is an 1845 dated, “STIMPSON / O.H.P." maker marked and inspected flask with USN Fouled Anchor emblem embossed on both sides. The metal has a mottled, ruddy-brown patina, with a few shallow dents in the body. The triangular lanyard bails are still present, and the patent top is fully functional. Interestingly, the flask was never embossed with the “USN" under the anchor on either side, but the spacing for the letters is present. This is a very unusual example of a fairly common military flask, and would make a good topic for research.
Manufacturer: US Military