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  1. #1
    au
    Jun 2013
    Victoria
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    Gun Powder Flask

    I pulled this 1850`s Gun Powder Flask from the bank of a stream. Not complete and damaged, but was a nice surprise find. Also got a few old bottles. I have found parts of flasks before but never one so complete.



    After a quick wash in the stream.



    Parts that I have found before.



    Cheers, Woolshed.

  2. #2
    ca
    May 2013
    New Brunswick, Canada
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    That is beautiful !! Great find!
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  3. #3
    us
    Jan 2013
    South Dakota
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    Excellent find!
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  4. #4
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    Zodiacdiverdave

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    Man you don't find them any better then that, VERY COOL.
    Congrats, that is one awsome find.
    ZDD
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  5. #5

    Mar 2013
    South Carolina
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    really cool find!!!!
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  6. #6
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    Nice finds woolshed.
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  7. #7

    Feb 2013
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    Sweet recovery, those stream-banks hold some cool history.
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  8. #8
    ec
    May 2013
    Pacific Northwest
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    Very nice, congradulations
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  9. #9
    us
    Jan 2013
    fayette county wv
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    nice find congrats HH
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  10. #10
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    That's a great recovery. Looks pretty intact to me.
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  11. #11
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    Fantastic save!
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    Nice to see one with both panels held together! That NEVER happens. First one I've seen on here that complete.

    Cheers,


    Buck
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  13. #13
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    Jan 2006
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    Fantastic find!!
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  14. #14
    us
    Oct 2007
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    I would be check to see if you can find the spout, being that complete the spout has to be there somewhere, great find!!!
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    SEEK AND YEA SHALL FIND and when you do THANK GOD!!!

  15. #15
    That's a terrific find! I got one last year. It's complete but totally crushed. Your flask is a good find in anyone's book.
    woolshed likes this.
    got Mass Silver?

 

 
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