Brass, leather, iron, glass
Overall: 9 x 3 in. ( 22.9 x 7.6 cm )
Brass, leather, iron, and glass ammunition flask; pear-shaped brass body with brown leather cover, and scew-in brass top with glass inset and cylindrical mouthpiece; stamped numbers on top.
Gift of Emily Buch
stamped: top: "40/32"; "3..."
According to accession records, this flask was used by the donor's father, Emilio Buch, while serving in the 2nd Battalion, Cazadores Voluntarios de Matanzas, as part of Spanish forces during the Cuban insurrection of 1867.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.