"Colt Dragoon" 'Pistol' Powder Flask
'Pistol' Powder Flask
Unique design displaying the Colt 1st Model Dragoon Pistol.
Top flask has a common top, adjustable 3-setting charger (3/8 to 5/8 drams); copper body with brass top; "blued" steel external spring. Stamped on top face is
G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY.
Bottom flask has a common top, fixed charge; silver-plated copper body (~3-3/4" x ~2" x ~1") with silver-plated brass top (plating has mostly worn off on this example); "blued" steel external spring. Unmarked.
This type flask has been noted in early cased sets of Colt Pocket Model Revolvers, .31 caliber cap-and-ball.
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