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Antique Bottles - Whiskey Flask and Bottles

Antique Whiskey Flasks, Historical Flasks or Figured Flasks are the rarest and most popular collectible bottles among collectors of bottles. Early history of American Flasks can be traced to the Pitkin Glasshouse in Connecticut around 1815 and then spread all around the country. Flasks were designed with the intent to be refilled.

Antique Whiskey Flask and Bottles

Antique Bottles - Whiskey Flask and Bottles

Flask Worse Case Scenerio 01R 8oz Stainless Steel Hip Drinking Whiskey

$11.16
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Flask Don't Do Drugs 01R 8oz Stainless Steel Hip Drinking Whiskey

$11.16
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Flask Irish Drinking Team 01R 8oz Stainless Steel Hip Drinking Whiskey

$10.36
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Vtg McCormick Platte Valley Straight Corn Whiskey Stoneware Jug 1975 USA Pint

$14.95
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Flask Irish Was Drunk 01R 8oz Stainless Steel Hip Drinking Whiskey

$10.36
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Flask Halloween Jack O Lantern 01R 8oz Stainless Steel Hip Drinking Whiskey

$10.36
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Flask Jack Tattoo 01R 8oz Stainless Steel Hip Drinking Whiskey

$10.36
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Flask Joker Mugshot 01R 8oz Stainless Steel Hip Drinking Whiskey

$10.36
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Deep PURPLE antique WHISK broom shaped WHISKEY flask - UNIQUE figural BOTTLE

$123.45
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FIREBALL CINNAMON WHISKY EMPTY GLASS BOTTLE | 1.75 LITERS HALF GALLON |

$23.00
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Antique Bottles - Whiskey Flask and Bottles

GLENMORE AMERICAN BOURBON WHISKEY. TOOL TOP WHISKEY BOTTLE. VANCOUVER CANADA

$10.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Jun-3-2018 15:44:55 PDT
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Vintage Black Bull Willshers 100 Proof Scotch Whiskey Bottle Scotland

$17.99
End Date: Tuesday Jun-26-2018 15:44:39 PDT
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LARRY'S WHISKEY SAN FRANCISCO TOOL TOP WHISKEY BOTTLE. BALTIMORE OVAL

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Vintage Black Glass Applied Top Whiskey/Rum/Wine Bottle

$5.29 (0 Bids)
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Antique WRIGHT & TAYLOR DISTILLERS FULL QUART WHISKEY BOTTLE, LOUISVILLE, KY.

$7.50 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Jun-3-2018 15:36:04 PDT
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Bushmills Malt 21 Rare Irish Whiskey Oak Empty Case. Sticker Ripped Inside.

$12.99
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1960s Seven Star G and W Light Whiskey 1/10 pint Empty Miniature Bottle

$3.99
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Whiskey "Antique" 1912 Bottle

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EMPTY Suntory Hibiki harmony Whisky bottle

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EMPTY Suntory Yamazaki Whisky bottle w/box

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Hip Flask

Silver Engraved Hip Flask

Antique Hip Flasks, were made of glass and metals (particularly silver), are now popular with collector's. A hip flask is a thin flask for holding liquor. Its size and shape make them easily fit into a mans hip pocket and generally liquid is drunk directly from the flask.

Many whiskey flask has relief's of famous or important people such as George Washington, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson and Benjamin Franklin and are called Historical Whiskey Flasks. Flask bearing the embossed pictures of horse drawn trains reflect the pride Americans took in their fast developing transportation system in the early 1800s. Sailing ships and other symbols of American prosperity are found on other historical flask. Politicians embossed their bust on the side of whiskey flask. These flask were not just advertising, they were sometimes distributed among would be voters at election time in the hope that they would make them vote the right way. Other bottles were decorated with patriotic symbols such as the American eagle. The rarest is the "Jared Spencer Bottle", an amber bottle embossed with a medallion bearing the likeness of the maker himself, Jared Spencer.

1840s Scroll Shaped Whiskey Flask

1840s Scroll Shaped Whiskey Flask

Eagle Historical Whiskey Flasks

Eagle Historical Whiskey Flasks

Color is very important for flasks, with aqua's being the most common and cobalt blue the rarest. Some whiskey flask had handles to facilitate drinking straight from the bottle, a widespread custom in the 1800s. Most of these early whiskey flask had the distillers name embossed on the glass, some did not. Saloons sometimes gave away samples in souvenir bottles with interesting shapes such as pigs and pistols that only held a few ounces of liquor. Such oddly shaped bottles are called figural. Larger size figural bottles held 6 or more ounces.


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