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I have a few questions what are the measurements of the glass flask?
Is the box originally what this flask came in?
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Yes they did sell whiskey flasks which were crystal with silver cap. Finnigans was primarily a department store with shops in Manchester where the shop was founded by Benjamin Finnigan in 1875.They also manufactured luxury silver items and registered marks at London, Dublin, Chester and Sheffield in 1901 and with their Birmingham office in 1904. Finnigans went on to have shops in Salford and Liverpool. They were famous in their day for golf clubs with their own club.They maintained premises in London up until 1968 in Sloane Square in Chelsea. Finnigans were prestigious luggage makers from Manchester and Liverpool.The factory was at Deansgate in Manchester. They were well known for their quality. Around 1900, they began making razors, whiskey flasks, suits, items that a gentleman would use, wear and carry. They were considered a fine high end department store by the early 1900s era. The flask has a value of 125.00 in good condition and the box has a value of 100.00 considering the staining and wear to the box. Together there is a value combined of 225.00-250.00 They are no longer in business so you would need to search online for a crystal flask by Finnigans. You could find one possibly but it will take time to find it- checking antique stores and higher end thrift stores. Your best bet would be in or around London also in finding one. Keep the one you have damaged so you may compare it in size and the cap should also interchange and fit perfectly on the next one. It is possible to find one but it will take time to find one. Doing a search now I have found none online currently. If you have any questions further please let me know before rating my answer so I may help you completely.
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