Very Large Twentieth Century Nickel Plated Hip Flask by Swaine & Adeney Ltd. London
A huge early twentieth century nickel plated hip flask by Swaine & Adeney Limited, London
Swaine & Adeney began life as a whip making company in 1750 and have held Royal Appointments continuously since the reign of George III. Today the company exists as Swaine Adeney Brigg after joining forces with Thomas Brigg & Sons during World War II. It has provided goods for the Indiana Jones and Bond films and most recently an umbrella for Colin Firth in the film Kingsmen.
The flask measures 21cms in height and 12cms width and 6.5cms in depth. It has a few scratches and dents commensurate with age but remains in great condition.