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


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Two Civil War Era Batty Powder Flasks

Springfield, Massachusetts, embossed copper decorated with an eagle above clasped hands (signifying the Union), surrounded by an oval of 26 stars, with a panoply of arms, colors, and a shield bearing the initials of the United States, similar to an earlier design by Nathan Ames, one deeply patinated, marked at spout "1857/Batty/Springfield Mass"; one with lightly patinated body, marked at top of spout "1856/Batty/Springfield Mass", both  7-3/4 in. (flask only)

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

Condition:

first in good condition with light dents, abrasions, narrow gap at seam (still functional); second with polish residue, gaps at seam, abrasions, dents, spout intact

Estimate: $500 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$600
12/06/2018

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