Solid Silver Glass & Leather Hip Spirit Flask Birmingham 1894 Victorian.


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This lovely tactile glass spirit hip flask has a detachable silver cup and hinged flip top both of which are hallmarked for J. Wilmot, Birmingham 1894. Flasks of this age in this condition are a rare find. 122 years old.

The outer of the top half is covered in genuine leather which is a dark brown colour and has a wonderful rich feel. The detachable cup is solid silver with a gilded interior. The top seals well and does not leak.

No inscription or monogram.

A lovely usable item that would make a wonderful gift.

Height: 13 cms / 5" approx

Width: 8 cms / 3" approx

Holds 3 Fl oz. 90 ml.

Date: 1894.

Maker: J. Wilmot. Birmingham.

Used but in very good antique condition. Signs of light use in keeping with age. The hinged lid closes perfectly with no leaks. The cup slides on and off of the flask well and stays firmly in place. Some light scratches. The leather has shrank a little over the years and has a few light scuffs but is still attached soundly. There is one very slight flat spot on the cap and one on the cup both of which only notice on very close inspection. Some wear to gilded interior. Hallmarks are slightly rubbed. Please see pictures.

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