Washington / Taylor GI-37 Quart Flask

 

 

 

 

 

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Civil War Era Flask - George Washington / Zachary Taylor

This circa 1860 flask was produced at the Dyottville Glass Works in Philadelphia and is listed by McKearin as GI-37. It has a potrait of Washington on one side and a portrait of Taylor on the other. The top is an applied fat ring. The bottom is seamed, a an earlier snap case.

Embossed: THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY / (portrait of George Washington) // DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD.A / GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS / (picture Taylor)

Height:  8 3/4 "  
Color: aqua

Condition: Near Mint - structurally perfect (no dings, chips, cracks) and pretty clean, just faint haze in spots, and a <1/4" no harm onion skin open bubble mentioned for complete accuracy. Nice heavier example.

Reference Number:  L122

Price: $72