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Old 10-24-2017, 09:24 AM
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Default Pewter bottle top found in revolutionary war site......need help to ID the bottle or type.

I found a couple of these threaded pewter bottle tops in the location of a revolutionary camp site once occupied by the British. The 2 caps are both threaded but the thread is very corse. I at first the cap went to a metal flask of some type until I found one with the glass still there. Anyone recognize the cap style? Any ideas?
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Old 10-28-2017, 12:12 PM
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Not familiar with that cap. I would guess some type of flask or water bottle/canteen but being a screwtop it most likely is after 1900.

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Old 11-02-2017, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Dogfisch View post
I found a couple of these threaded pewter bottle tops in the location of a revolutionary camp site once occupied by the British. The 2 caps are both threaded but the thread is very corse. I at first the cap went to a metal flask of some type until I found one with the glass still there. Anyone recognize the cap style? Any ideas?
Are you sure that's not lead?

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Old 11-06-2017, 08:58 AM
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no I'm not positive what it is made out of, I assumed it was pewter, but it could be lead.
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