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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

Antique Whiskey Emb."Humprey & Martin" Philadelphia, PA. "Orange Amber" Qt.

$75.00
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Miniature Liquor Glass Bottle I. W. Harper Bourbon Whiskey Gold Label EMPTY 1/10

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WOW Nice Vintage Ancient Age Whiskey Liquor Amber Glass Bottle MINTY Rare

$17.09
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2 Jim Beam Red Stag BLACK CHERRY Whiskey - Arts & Crafts - Empty 1 L. Bottles

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Vintage Clear Glass Whiskey Decanter Bottle with Pheasants in Flight

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Vintage Whiskey Bottle "Old Charter" Prohabition Deco w/Original Cap

$75.00
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Copper Pony Rye Whiskey 750 ml Bottle With Cap Empty With Snakeskin

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Antique Kings Wedding Whiskey Decanter

$47.00
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Vintage R.A. Splaine & Co Clear Glass Bottle Haverhill MA Whiskey ~ 12" Tall

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AMETHYST 1880s DIAMOND QUILTED 1/2 PINT COFFIN WHISKEY FLASK W/ORIGINAL LID

$30.60
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Antique Bottles - Whiskey Flask and Bottles

Fancy Antique Light Amethyst Sun Burst Pattern Whiskey Flask.

$13.00
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Early Amber Paul Jones FOUR ROSES Whiskey Bottle 1914 Louisville KY. complete

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Vintage Old Crow Chessman Ceramic Whiskey Decanter Golden Bronze King - Empty

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Antique Lincoln Inn Ole Rye 3-D Glass Whiskey Bottle Flask Horse Raised Decanter

$30.00
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Small Antique Honey Amber Squat Style Sample Whiskey Bottle.

$13.00
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Small Antique Amber Sample Whiskey Bottle.

$10.00
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Ballantine's Scotch Whisky Duck Decoy Decanter Good Condition

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Vintage Brown Glass Jos. Triner Chicago Whiskey Bottle with Cap

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Jim Beam Bing's 30th Golf Bing Crosby Whiskey Bottle Decanter 1971

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W.J. Tyson Co.Brewer St. Norfolk Va. Whiskey or Bitters 1 Qt Bottle

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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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