Antique American Sterling Silver R Blackinton & Co Mini Hip / Perfume Flask (Code 2143)
An early 20th century mini silver flask. It is in the style of a hip flask, and may well have been intended as such. It would also make an interesteing scent bottle, and this appears to be what it was used for in this case.
It dates c1920-30 and was made by R Blackinton & Co of Massachusetts. It carries the Sterling silver mark to the base along with the manufacturers marks. The lid is a screw style cap with cork insert. The one face has been nicely etched with the letter M.
Minor wear and light scratches as expected for period. Indent to top of cap.
Height: 8.1 cm ( 3 1/4 inch) including cap
Width: 6 cm ( 2 3/8 inch)
Weight: 65 grams (before packing)
Stock Code: 2143 JU20-1
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