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Title Rifle powder flask
Nationality British
Period c 1860

Marked 'G.&J.W.HAWKSLEY, SHEFFIELD'. This flask would typically have been used with .451 Whitworth rifle or a Westley Richards monkeytail rifle. There are three settings for one dram, one-and-a-quarter drams, and one-and-a-half drams.

Nice example with much original finish and some medium rusting to small area of spring; copper body with brass fittings. Some original lacquer, both to head and body.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Firearms : Percussion Longarms : British : 19th Century]


My husband LOVED his North Africa escape map - I had it professionally framed - it's beautiful.

T A, UK, 02.04.2013

I recieved the medal today and I am very pleased with the quality. It is in excellent condition, both the medal and the ribbon, for an original.

M T, UK, 30.11.2006