Extremely Rare Antique Powder Flask Signed Boche A Paris With Scarce Charger
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Extremely Rare Antique Powder Flask Signed Boche A Paris With Scarce Charger:
Extremely rare antique POWDER FLASK signed Boche a Paris with scarce charger
Up for sale:
this very rare French Powder Flask dating back to the 1830`s - 1840`s and made by the famous manufacturer BOCHE A PARIS.
The powder flask can be categorised in the "Shell and Bush" section of Riling`s 1953 Powder Flask book.
The shell pattern is very stylised and decorative and appears on both faces of the flask.
The flask has 4 original suspension rings for hanging on a cord. It`s body has been made out of brass and the charging mechanism is nickel-silver.
Charging unit is unusual because the plunger charging mechanism, the fact that it is nickel-silver and the name of the maker.
This charger has been signed: BOCHE Ieur A PARIS.
Boche signed only his best examples and flasks by Boche belong to the best of the best!
Statistics: the overall length included charger is 230 mm (9.1 Inches), the maximum width is 85 mm (3.3 Inches).
Condition: the body is in very good condition with good seams and only some minor denting (see pictures, they are part of the description!)
The body has an even lovely patina and sharp embossing.
The charging unit is missing the plunger part and lever and one of the viewing glasses. The 4 original neck screws are present > collar has a minor split.
Well...that`s about all I can tell you about this wonderful flask > keep in mind (despite the small defects) that this combination of a beautiful flask with a rare charger by a famous maker is not the combination that you can find every day!
There is PRICE! COMBINED SHIPPING IS POSSIBLE, SAVE SOME $ !
Payment within 3 days after end of sale!
Items will be shipped within 4 working days after end of sale.
Powderflaskhunter is a hobby based seller who is active since the year 2000.
I find great pleasure in finding nice & collectable items for my own colection and for resale.
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