Early Civil War Era Colt Root or Remington Pocket Pistol Powder Flask. This is an original Colt root or Remington Pocket Powder Flask. The total length including the charger is 4 1/4 inches, and it is 1-3/4 inches wide at the base. The flask features the stars, eagle and shield design found on flasks produced in the 1840s and 1850s.
This flack is in over excellent plus condition and works fine. This tiny flask is for the Colt Root. 28 Caliber pistol measures only 3 in the body. It illustrates on both sides an embossed eagle with upraised wings.The eagle is holding a shield across his body with its talons. Towards the bottom of the flask there is no banner with the words E Pluribus Unum emblazoned that you would normally see on the Colt flask. Without this banners known as a Remington flask. However, pictures 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 item "Early Civil War Era Colt Root or Remington Pocket Pistol Powder Flask" is in sale since Wednesday, October 16, 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.