Stunning High Quality Powder Flask By Dixon & Sons Superb Hunting Decoration
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Stunning High Quality Powder Flask By Dixon & Sons Superb Hunting Decoration:
Stunning High Quality POWDER FLASK by Dixon & Sons SUPERB Hunting decoration
Up for sale:
one of the most beautiful Powder Flasks that James Dixon & Sons ever made!
Offered for sale is this stunning 19th Century powder flask with extremely detailed hunting scene.
The embossing is super sharp and clear and shows as much detail possible in embossing work.
First: please look at the pictures >>>> they show the true beauty and quality of this flask.
Riling`s Powder Flask book says: "1050 and 1050-2 show two examples of Dixon flasks. The decor shows highland hunters with their kill of stags packed on their horses. Their dogs in the right foreground are chained together. The picture panel is topped by a game head formed from fern and leaf and this is surmounted by highland thistle foliage. The decor appears on one face. The graduated chargers on the Patent tops are scaled from 2¼ to 3 drams.
Four original suspension rings are present. The brass collar has the 3 original steel screws.
The charging unit has been marked by the maker: JAMES DIXON & SONS - SHEFFIELD.
The spout has a 4-step graduated scale which is marked: 2¼ - 2½ - 2¾ - 3 DRAMS.
Condition: the body of the flask has approx. 80% of the beautiful original laquered finish. The seams are rock solid and do not show any separation.
A dent is visible on the plain back side of the flask > with some skill and the correct tools this dent can be removed quite simply.
There is a very slight push in the front sceneabove the game head....except for this the front scene is in SUPERB undamaged condition.
The charger unscrews > the charging unit is complete and working with a good spring. The locking screw for the spout is present.
The collar has approx. 90% laquered finish and the spout has some of the original gilded and laquered finsh left.
If you collect British powder flasks > this is the top of the line and flasks of such quality are rarely offered for sale!
You decide what this flask will be worth > it has a starting offer of only $ 0.99 !!!
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 afterend ofsale.
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I find great pleasure in finding nice & collectable items for my own colection and for resale.
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