Powder flask

Production date
Circa 1840s
Description
Nineteenth century die-stamped production type powder flask. It was used to contain and measure out shotgun powder. It is made of copper and brass with a stylised shell or bush pattern. The form is a flattened tear drop shape, with side seams. The lid screws on.
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Media/Materials
Copper flask with brass fittings
Measurements
150 x 70mm
Production place
Department Collection Type
Credit line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1964/21/1

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