Civil War Stamped 1838 N.P. Ames "Peace" Powder Flask

   

 

Brass powder flask featuring eagle over circle of 26 stars with pair of clasped hands (Odd Fellow) surrounded by rays and military trophies behind a US shield; "W.S." stamped beside head of eagle on one side; screw cap marked "N. P. AMES / 1838:" triangular rings.  The flask measures 9.75-inches in length.  The picture below is a modern reproduction of the above gunpowder flask.

 

 

         

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