Leather Covered Spirit Hip Flask With Silver Cup & Flip Top James Dixon 1942.

£450.00

This handsome spirit hip flask which has a detachable solid silver cup and hinged flip / bayonet top is made by renowned silversmith James Dixon & Sons in 1942.

The outer of the top half is covered in brown textured leather, there is a sight level on both sides and the flask is a good compact size, making it a wonderful usable item.

The bayonet top seals well so does not leak. The detachable cup has a gilt interior and is in stunning condition.

The flask which holds 1/4 of a pint has a wonderful tactile feel and sits nicely in a pocket. A lovely clean and usable item that has not been monogrammed that would make a wonderful gift.

Height: 14.5 cm / 5 3/4" approx.

Width: 8.75 cm / 3 1/4" approx.

Total weight: 340 grams.

Date: 1941 /42.

Maker: James Dixon.

Hallmarks: Fully hallmarked for silver, Crown for Sheffield, makers mark J.D & S for James Dixon and Sons. Date letter y on the cup for 1941 and z for 1942 to the top.

Holds: 4 1/2 fl oz - 1/4 pint - 125 ml.

Condition: In excellent condition with only very light signs of use in keeping with age. A very clean and tidy flask. The hinged lid closes tightly with no leaks. The cup slides on and off of the flask well and stays firmly in place. The leather is in good condition. The silver and glass is in excellent condition with no splits, dents or chips. No monogram. Please see pictures.

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