ITEM: Antique Civil War historic Union flask made in 1861 by Fahnestock Albree & Co of Pittsburgh to help promote the war effort and cause of the Union Army when the Civil War broke out. McKearin lists this historical flask as GXII-40. It features UNION boldly embossed on front above clasped hands and F. A & Co boldly embossed in an oval with a 13 star arch, wreaths and shield. The back has a boldly embossed American Flag with Cannon and Cannonballs.
Hand blown in bimal mold with early half circle hinge mold seam base. Appled ring on neck and has a deep, rich aqua color. SIZE: Pint and approximately 7 5/8 tall. CONDITION: Free of chips, cracks or glass sickness with normal wear on the underside from age. Normal glass imperfections associated with early blown glass including a few air bubbles and straw marks.
Estate fresh and I have not cleaned the inside of the flask. PLEASE VIEW ALL PHOTOS AS WE CONSIDER THEM TO BE PART OF THE CONDITION DESCRIPTION. Please Note: Many of our items are pre-owned. Please be sure to check out our Condition Description.The items we sell are largely antique or vintage and, as such, have been used during their lifetime. If a claim is necessary, buyers are expected to assist in the claim process. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item "1861 F A & Co Union Historical Flask Civil War Cannon Flag Cannonballs Pint Aqua" is in sale since Tuesday, October 12, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Flasks". The seller is "the_re-usable_store" and is located in Mount Vernon, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.