Civil War Era Colt Root or Remington Style Pocket Flask. This is an original Remington Style Pocket Powder Flask for an 1855 Colt Root or a Remington Pocket Revolver. The tiny flask measures 1/8 long in body x 1-3/4 wide.
It illustrates on both sides an embossed eagle with upraised wings. The eagle is holding a shield across his body with its talons and crossed pistols.There are no banners on these flasks with the words E Plurbus Unum like the Colt flasks. However, pictured in the 1864 American Flask Co. Catalog is a small size flask without an E Pluribus Unum banner that is listed as a 1 oz. The Flask is in overall excellent condition except for a very small dent on one side.
The item "Civil War Era Colt Root or Remington Style Pocket Flask" is in sale since Saturday, April 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "captainxo" and is located in Malverne, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.