December 06, 2018 03:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Pair Civil War Era Ames Powder Flasks

American, both brass with mellow patina, embossed with peace and friendship decoration on either side, one marked "N.P.Aimes/1832" at top, "WS" as neck; one marked "N.P.Aimes/1846" at top, 7-1/4 in.

Provenance:From the Estate of Judge David Creekmore, Knoxville, Tennessee

Condition:

first probably with earlier top (this flask design did not appear until 1837), seams with later resoldering, dents, abrasions, corrosion, missing internal spring; second in generally good condition with light abrasions and dents, working condition

Estimate: $500 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$677
12/06/2018

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