Flask; Bulpitt & Sons Ltd; 1940-1960; MT1993.95.2

Name/Title

Flask

About this object

Flask; an aluminium water bottle (flask) made by Bulpitt & Sons Limited under their Swan Brand. The cylindrical body has a raised lattice pattern, and a screw-top plug-like cap with wire handle. The bottle is designed to hold 4 cups of liquid.

Maker

Bulpitt & Sons Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1940-1960

Place Made

UK, England, Warwickshire, Birmingham

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, aluminium
processed material, metal
processed material, synthetic, plastic
organic, vegetal, plant extract, latex, rubber

Inscription and Marks

On top of lid: 'SWAN / BRAND / BRITISH MADE / FILL TO THE TOP / TRADE MARK'
Inside wording is the makers mark - a swan inside a triangle.

Measurements

flask:
h 245mm x dia 85mm
lid:
h (including handle) 60mm x dia 37mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

domestic accessories

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

container

Object number

MT1993.95.2

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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