Lot 9    

Life Saving Flask,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
this flask was made by the American Flask and Cap Company. Body of this flask is marked U.S.L.S.S. (United States Life Saving Service). This flask is marked on the spout Walton Bros. NY. This piece was used in conjunction with the Lyle Bronze Life Saving Apparatus gun.

Condition:  
Near EXC, with minor dent in USSL markings and dent on backside. Retaining most of its original finish.
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Fine Silver Print of Uniformed Lee, by Brady,
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Stereograph of Custer Camp in the Black Hills,
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