For Pike's Peak - Pittsburgh, PA Flask - GXI-9

 

 

 

 

 

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Civil War Period Historical Flask - McKearin GXI-9

This circa 1860-1865 pint flask is listed by McKearin as GXI-9. The top is applied with a ring. The bottom is smooth. It's crude and won't stand upright.

Embossed: FOR PIKE'S PEAK / (picture of man walking with cane and sack over shoulder) / OLD RYE (in oval ring) // (picture of left facing eagle) / PITTSBURGH, PA (in oval ring)

Height:  7 3/4 "  
Color: deep aqua

Condition: Excellent - structurally perfect (no dings, chips, cracks), spotty light trace wear, and some spotty light stain/haze. A really nice example with a bold strike. Normal base wear authenticates this hasn't been tumbled.

Reference Number:  L100

Price: $84